All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

The 35-strong squad is as follows: (age, Super Rugby club, province, Test caps).

Forwards:


Hookers

Dane Coles (35, Hurricanes / Wellington, 84)

Samisoni Taukei’aho (25, Chiefs / Waikato, 17)


Codie Taylor (31, Crusaders / Canterbury, 72)

Props



George Bower (30, Crusaders / Otago, 19)

Ethan de Groot (24, Highlanders / Southland, 10)

Nepo Laulala (31, Blues / Counties Manukau, 42)

Tyrel Lomax (26, Hurricanes / Tasman, 20)

Fletcher Newell (22, Crusaders / Canterbury, 4)

Ofa Tu’ungafasi (30, Blues / Northland, 48)

Locks

Scott Barrett (28, Crusaders / Taranaki, 55)

Brodie Retallick (31, Chiefs / Hawke’s Bay, 98)

Tupou Vaa’i (22, Chiefs / Taranaki, 15)

Samuel Whitelock (33, Crusaders / Canterbury, 140)

Loose Forwards

Sam Cane – Captain (30, Chiefs / Bay of Plenty, 85) 

Shannon Frizell (28, Highlanders / Tasman, 21)

Akira Ioane (27, Blues / Auckland, 19)

Dalton Papali’i (24, Blues / Counties Manukau, 18)

Ardie Savea (28, Hurricanes / Wellington, 67)

Hoskins Sotutu (24, Blues / Counties Manukau, 12)

Backs:

Halfbacks

Finlay Christie (27, Blues / Tasman, 12)

Folau Fakatava (22, Highlanders / Hawke’s Bay, 2)

Aaron Smith (33, Highlanders / Manawatu, 111)

First five-eighths

Beauden Barrett (31, Blues / Taranaki, 109)

Richie Mo’unga (28, Crusaders / Canterbury, 41)

Stephen Perofeta (25, Blues / Taranaki, 1)

Midfielders

Braydon Ennor (25, Crusaders / Canterbury, 5)

David Havili (27, Crusaders / Tasman, 21)

Rieko Ioane (25, Blues / Auckland, 56)

Anton Lienert-Brown (27, Chiefs / Waikato, 56)

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (29, Blues / Auckland, 2)

Outside backs

Jordie Barrett (25, Hurricanes / Taranaki, 45)

Caleb Clarke (23, Blues / Auckland, 11)

Leicester Fainga’anuku (22, Crusaders / Tasman, 2)

Will Jordan (24, Crusaders / Tasman, 21)

Sevu Reece (25, Crusaders / Tasman, 21)

Unavailable for selection due to injury - Ethan Blackadder, Jack Goodhue, Josh Lord, Joe Moody and Quinn Tupaea.

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