New Zealand name team to play South Africa on Saturday 4pm


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New Zealand head trainer Ian Foster has named his aspect for the second one Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Take a look at towards South Africa at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.

Uncapped tighthead prop Fletcher Newell has been offered to the match-day 23 as entrance row quilt, whilst props Ethan de Groot and Tyrel Lomax had been named within the run-on aspect. They're joined via hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho, whilst 69-Take a look at veteran Codie Taylor returns to the match-day 23 as quilt.

Blindside flanker Shannon Frizell has additionally been moved into the run-on aspect after getting used as an have an effect on participant right through the primary Take a look at in Mbombela, marking his 14th look within the No.6 jersey. Within the again row, he's joined via Ardie Savea and captain Sam Cane who will surpass Jerome Kaino (81) because the third-most capped All Black unfastened ahead in Checks.

The one trade made to the backline is at first-five eighths. Richie Mo’unga will run out within the No.10 jersey for the primary time this season, as he closes in on Carlos Spencer (291) for 6th position at the All Blacks all-time points-scoring checklist.

“Trust and self assurance stay prime in our team, which is operating extremely laborious this week,” mentioned Foster. “Enjoying at Ellis Park is all the time a special day for any All Black workforce, and this weekend will probably be no other.

“Including to that, the Freedom Cup is at the line which makes this a problem that everybody is having a look ahead to.”

All Blacks match-day 23 (Take a look at caps in brackets):

1.Ethan de Groot (5)

2.Samisoni Taukei’aho (12)

3.Tyrel Lomax (15)

4.Sam Whitelock (135)

5.Scott Barrett (51)

6.Shannon Frizell (18)

7.Sam Cane © (81)

8.Ardie Savea (63)

9.Aaron Smith (106)

10.Richie Mo’unga (36)

11.Caleb Clarke (6)

12.David Havili (17)

13.Rieko Ioane (51)

14.Will Jordan (16)

15.Jordie Barrett (40)

16.Codie Taylor (69)

17.George Bower (15)

18.Fletcher Newell * New Cap

19.Tupou Vaa’i (13)

20.Akira Ioane (15)

21.Finlay Christie (7)

22.Beauden Barrett (105)

23.Quinn Tupaea (10)

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