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Thursday, November 11, 2021

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named his side to face Ireland on Sunday 14 November, 4.15am at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The side has minor changes to the one that beat Wales 54-16 two weeks ago, with Reiko Ioane in at centre, Anton Leinert-Brown moving to second-five and Sevu Reece on the left wing. Hooker Danes Coles is in the reserves, as is halfback Finlay Christie due to Brad Weber's head knock against Italy last week.

New Zealand All Blacks: 

Jordie Barrett, Will Jordan, Rieko Ioane, Anton Lienert-Brown, Sevu Reece, Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara; Ardie Savea, Dalton Papalii, Ethan Blackadder, Sam Whitelock (c), Brodie Retallick, Nepo Laulala, Codie Taylor, Joe Moody. 

Reserves: 

Dane Coles, Karl Tu'inukuafe, Tyrel Lomax, Tupou Vaa'i, Akira Ioane, Finlay Christie, Richie Mo'unga, David Havili.


Ireland: 

Hugo Keenan, Andrew Conway, Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, James Lowe, Johnny Sexton (c), Jamison Gibson-Park; Jack Conan, Josh van der Flier, Caelan Doris, James Ryan, Iain Henderson, Tadhg Furlong, Ronan Kelleher, Andrew Porter. 

Reserves: 

Rob Herring, Cian Healy, Finlay Bealham, Tadhg Beirne, Peter O’Mahony, Conor Murray, Joey Carbery, Keith Earls.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

All Blacks Win Against South Africa

In the 100th test match between the sides, the New Zealand All Blacks have beaten South Africa 19-17 in Townsville on Saturday night. In a closely fought match, it was the boot of Jordie Barrett who secured the victory with a 78th minute penalty kick. The South African tactics of continually kicking for position or high balls worked to some degree, with their try to Sbu Nkosi coming off a dropped ball near the line by winger George Bridge. 

The All Blacks conceded 23 turnovers to eight from South Africa, carried for 378 metres to South Africa's 236, passed the ball 141 times to South Africa's 65, made 12 offloads to one, kicked 18 times to South Africa's 38 and missed 14 tackles to South Africa's 23.

New Zealand All Blacks: 19

Try: Will Jordan, Conversion: Jordie Barrett, Penalties: Jordie Barett 4

South Africa: 17

Try: Sbu Nkosi, Penalties: Handre Pollard 4


The next 2021 Rugby Championship match for the All Blacks is their second match against South Africa at Gold Coast's CBUS Stadium on Saturday night 11.05pm.


Wednesday, September 15, 2021

All Blacks Named For Second Argentina Match

All Black coach Ian Foster has named his side to face Argentina in their second Rugby Championship match at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Saturday 18th September at 10.05 NZT.
In the forwards, Joe Moody starts in place of Tu’inukuafe, Tyrel Lomax in place of Laulala, Patrick Tuipulotu and Tupou Vaa'i in place of Retallick and Barrett, and Ethan Blackadder, Hoskins Sotutu and Ardie Savea in place of Papalii, Jacobson and Ioane.
In the backs McKenzie moves to first five in place of Barrett, Quinn Tupaea replaces Havili, and Will Jordan replace Sevu Reece on the right wing.


All Backs Team:

1.          Joe Moody
2.          Samisoni Taukei’aho
3.          Tyrel Lomax
4.          Patrick Tuipulotu
5.          Tupou Vaa’i
6.          Ethan Blackadder
7.          Ardie Savea (c)
8.          Hoskins Sotutu
9.          TJ Perenara
10.        Damian McKenzie
11.        George Bridge 
12.        Quinn Tupaea 
13.        Rieko Ioane 
14.        Will Jordan
15.        Jordie Barrett

Reserves: 

16.        Codie Taylor
17.        George Bower
18.        Ofa Tuungafasi 
19.        Scott Barrett
20.        Luke Jacobson
21.        Finlay Christie
22.        Beauden Barrett
23.        Braydon Ennor


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

All Blacks Named To Face Australia For Second Bledisloe Cup Match

All Black coach Ian Foster has named his side to face Australia in the second Bledisloe Cup match, which is again at Auckland's Eden Park on Saturday 14th August, 7.05pm. With Anton Lienert-Brown suffering a knee injury in last weeks test, Rieko Ioane moves into centre, and Will Jordan will start on the right wing. Halfback TJ Perenara has been named on the reserves bench, along with the three Barrett brothers. 

Australia coach Dave Rennie has made four changes to his starting side from last week, with Marika Koroibete coming in after being stood down last week, and Lachlan Swinton in at blindside. Other changes have Matt To'omua in at second five and Matt Philip at lock, while Rob Valetini moves to number eight.

All Blacks: 

1-George Bower, 2-Codie Taylor, 3-Nepo Laulala, 4-Brodie Retallick, 5-Sam Whitelock (c), 6-Akira Ioane, 7-Dalton Papalii, 8-Ardie Savea, 9-Aaron Smith, 10-Richie Mo'unga, 11- Sevu Reece, 12-David Havili, 13-Rieko Ioane, 14-Will Jordan, 15-Damian McKenzie

Reserves: 

16-Samisoni Taukei'aho, 17-Karl Tu'inikuafe, 18-Angus Ta'avao, 19-Scott Barrett, 20-Luke Jacobson, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Beauden Barrett, 23-Jordie Barrett


Australia:

Tom Banks, Andrew Kellaway, Hunter Paisami, Matt To’omua, Marika Koroibete, Noah Lolesio, Tate McDermott, Rob Valetini, Michael Hooper (c), Lachlan Swinton, Matt Philip, Darcy Swain, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, James Slipper. 

Reserves: 

Jordan Uelese, Scott Sio, Taniela Tupou, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Harry Wilson, Nic White, Len Ikitau, Reece Hodge.

All Blacks Win First Bledisloe Match

The All Blacks have won the first Bledisloe Cup match against Australia 33-25 at Auckland's Eden Park. Both sides scored four tries each, but kicking was the difference, with Australian first five Noah Lolesio missing five shots at goal, and managing only one penalty and conversion. The All Blacks held a 16-8 halftime lead, and extended it to 33-8 midway through the second half before an Australian fightback saw them score three tries in the final twelve minutes.

New Zealand All Blacks: 33 

Tries: Sevu Reece, Richie Mo'unga, David Havili, Damian McKenzie, Conversions: Richie Mo'unga 2, Penalties: Mo'unga 3 

Australia: 25 

Tries: Andrew Kellaway, Tom Banks 2, Jordan Uelese, Conversion: Noah Lolesio, Penalty: Lolesio

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

All Blacks Named To Face Australia

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named his side to face Australia in the first Bledisloe Cup match at Auckland's Eden Park on Saturday 7th August at 7.05pm. 

The side features Richie Mo'unga at first five, Damian McKenzie at fulback, and Aaron Smith at halfback in his 100th test. All three Barrett brothers are included in the reserves, while David Havili is named at second five-eighths to partner centre Anton Lienert-Brown, and Brodie Retallick partners captain Sam Whitelock at lock.

New Zealand All Blacks: 

Damian McKenzie, Sevu Reece, Anton Lienert-Brown, Rieko Ioane, David Havili, Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; Ardie Savea, Dalton Papalii, Akira Ioane, Sam Whitelock (c), Brodie Retallick, Nepo Laulala, Codie Taylor, George Bower. 

Reserves: 

Dane Coles, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Angus Ta’avao, Scott Barrett, Luke Jacobson, Brad Weber, Beauden Barrett, Jordie Barrett.


Australia: 

Tom Banks, Jordan Petaia, Len Ikitau, Hunter Paisami, Andrew Kellaway, Noah Lolesio, Tate McDermott, Harry Wilson, Michael Hooper (c), Rob Valentini, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Darcy Swain, Allan Alaalatoa, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, James Slipper. 

Reserves: 

Jordan Uelese, Angus Bell, Taniela Tupou, Matt Philip, Fraser McReight, Jake Gordon, Matt To’omua, Reece Hodge.

Sunday, July 18, 2021

All Blacks Defeat Fiji In Hamilton

The All Blacks have beaten Fiji 60-13 in Hamilton on Saturday night, for a sweep of the Steinlager Series. It was a much improved effort from the home side at the breakdown compared to last week, with Ardie Savea and Luke Jacobson having strong games. Winger Sevu Reece scored three tries, and debutant replacement hooker Samisoni Taukei'aho scored a double.


All Blacks: 60 

Tries: Sevu Reece 3, Samisoni Taukei'aho 2, Ardie Savea, Will Jordan, Rieko Ioane, Shannon Frizell, Conversions: Richie Mo'unga 5, Beauden Barrett

Fiji: 13 

Try: Peni Ravai, Conversion: Ben Volavola, Penalty: Volavola 2


Wednesday, July 14, 2021

All Blacks Named For Second Fiji Test In Hamilton

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named his side to face Fiji in the second test in Hamilton on Saturday night. The side features nine changes from the starting side that face Fiji in Dunedin last weekend, and see's the return of Anton Lienert-Brown at centre after being out due to a elbow operation after the Super Rugby season. Ardie Savea will also return from a knee injury at openside flanker in place of Ethan Blackadder, Luke Jacobson at number eight in place of Hoskins Sotutu, and Richie Mo'unga in place of Beauden Barrett. The match kicks off Saturday 17 July, 7.05pm at FMG Stadium, Hamilton.

Fiji coach Vern Cotter has made four changes to his starting side, with injured captain Levani Botia replaced by Eneriko Buliruarua, halfback Frank Lomani coming in after travel disruptions from Australia, Peceli Yato at number eight in place of Albert Tuisue, and Setareki Tuicuvu at wing in place of Eroni Sau. In the reserves Mesulame Dolokoto and Eroni Mawi are the replacement front rowers, Kitione Kamikamica covers the loose forwards, Moses Sorovi halfback, and Teti Tela outside backs.

All Blacks Team:

1. George Bower
2. Codie Taylor
3. Nepo Laulala
4. Scott Barrett
5. Samuel Whitelock - captain
6. Akira Ioane 
7. Ardie Savea 
8. Luke Jacobson 
9. Aaron Smith 
10. Richie Mo'unga 
11. Sevu Reece 
12. David Havili 
13. Anton Lienert-Brown 
14. Will Jordan 
15. Damian McKenzie 

Reserves:

16. Dane Coles 
17. Ethan de Groot 
18. Angus Ta'avao 
19. Brodie Retallick 
20. Shannon Frizell 
21. Brad Weber 
22. Beauden Barrett 
23. Rieko Ioane 

Fiji Team: 

Kini Murimurivalu, Setareki Tuicuvu, Waisea Nayacalevu, Eneriko Buliruarua, Nemani Nadolo, Ben Volavola, Frank Lomani; Peceli Yato, Mesulame Kunavula, Johnny Dyer, Leone Nakarawa (c), Temo Mayanavanua, Mesaki Doge, Sam Matavesi, Peni Ravai. 

Reserves: 

Mesulame Dolokoto, Eroni Mawi, Leeroy Atalifo, Albert Tuisue, Kitione Kamikamica, Moses Sorovi, Teti Tela, Manasa Mataele.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

All Blacks Beat Tonga In First Test Of 2021

The All Blacks have started their 2021 test season with a 102 point win against an understrength Tonga side at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium.

The All Blacks scored 16 tries, with wing Will Jordan getting five tries, halfback Brad Weber three, and open side flanker Dalton Papalii two. 

New Zealand All Blacks: 102

Tries: Damian McKenzie, Dalton Papalii 2, Brad Weber 3, Will Jordan 5, Luke Jacobson, Richie Mo'unga, Rieko Ioane, Patrick Tuipulotu, George Bridge, Conversions: Richie Mo'unga 7, Beauden Barrett 4

Tonga: 0

The next match for the All Blacks in the 2021 Steinlager Series is against Fiji, this Saturday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.