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Dumped All Black Weepu says he'll be back

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Piri Weepu admitted on Tuesday his axing from the All Blacks came as a shock but vowed to knuckle down and reclaim his New Zealand jersey. 

In this file photo, All Blacks' Piri Weepu makes a pass during a rugby union match against France, at Yarrow stadium in New Plymouth, on June 22, 2013. Weepu admitted on Tuesday his recent axing from the All Blacks came as a shock but vowed to knuckle down and reclaim his New Zealand jersey.

The 71-Test veteran was a surprise omission from coach Steve Hansen's 28-man squad named on Sunday for the Rugby Championship, with his place taken by 21-year-old TJ Perenara.

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