The New Zealand center, Anton Lienert-Brown, would miss the July window with the All Blacks for a knee injury. According to the local newspaper, New Zealand Herald, the Chiefs player underwent surgery on his knee and will be out of court for more than a month.
The possible loss of Lienert Brown adds to the already confirmed absence of the pillar, Ofa Tuungafasi, who was disaffected yesterday, after announcing a knee injury, which will also require a medical operation.
It should be noted that during the current season of Super Rugby Aotearoa, they were excluded due to injury, the captain, sam cane, downtown Crusaders, Jack goodhue, the third line, Ardie savea and the pillar, Joe Moody.
For the July window to come, New Zealand will play three home games. The rivals for the men in black will be: Tonga (Saturday July 3) and Fiji (July 10 and 17).