The coach of New Zealand, Ian Foster, released the nomic of All Blacks players who will face the Three Nations which will take place from October 31 in Australia. Two new names stand out from the roster that performed at the Bledisloe Cup.
The new faces came from the front side, as the Crusaders pillar George bower and the Hurricanes wing Du’Plessis Kirifi will join the team. With the pillar Joe moody with the concussion protocol and your partner Nepo Laulala On paternity leave, Bower’s arrival came at the last minute. Another who is on paternity leave is Ardie savea, although both will be in Australia.
In the second line appears Mitchell dunshea and the backs Ngani Laumape and Peter Umaga-Jensen that were already in previous calls. The All Blacks will initially travel with 36 players to Australia on Sunday and Savea and Laulala are expected to join the team in 2 weeks.
Meanwhile, three players have been released to play Miter 10 Cup rugby this weekend. The second line Mitchell Dunshea and the Cullen Grace Wing they are allowed to play Canterbury’s game against Bay of Plenty in Tauranga on Saturday afternoon. For its part the third line Akira Ioane will be available for Auckland’s game against North Harbor on Saturday.
The New Zealand team will face Australia at the start of the Three Nations on October 31 at 5.45. (Argentine time) in Sydney. They will meet again a week later in Brisbane and on November 14 they will be measured with The Pumas at the Bankwest Stadium in Sydney. The last match will be against the Argentine team on November 28 at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle.
ALL BLACKS ROSTER
Hookers: Asafo Aumua, Dane Coles and Codie Taylor.
Pillars: George Bower, Alex Hodgman, Nepo Laulala, Tyrel Lomax, Joe Moody, Karl Tu’inukuafe, and Ofa Tuungafasi.
Second line: Scott Barrett, Mitchell Dunshea, Patrick Tuipulotu, Tupou Vaa’i, and Samuel Whitelock.
Third line: Sam Cane, Shannon Frizell, Cullen Grace, Akira Ioane, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Dalton Papalii, Ardie Savea, and Hoskins Sotutu.
Scrum media: TJ Perenara, Aaron Smith and Brad Weber.
Openings or fullback: Beauden Barrett, Richie Mo’unga and Damian McKenzie.
Centers: Jack Goodhue, Rieko Ioane, Ngani Laumape, Anton Lienert-Brown, and Peter Umaga-Jensen.
Wines: Jordie Barrett, Caleb Clarke, Will Jordan, and Sevu Reece.