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Ref admitted Test blunders, says All Blacks coach

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AUCKLAND - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen Thursday said referee Jaco Peyper admitted a series of blunders during last week's record-denying Test draw with Australia -- but added it was no excuse for his team's poor performance. 

All Blacks flyhalf Aaron Cruden kicks a penalty during the rugby union Test match against the Wallabies in Sydney on August 16, 2014

Coach Steve Hansen, who sought a meeting with the South African whistleblower after the 12-12 draw in Sydney, said Peyper "put his hand up" and confessed he was wrong with one yellow card and several free kicks.

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