New Zealand Rugby Championship Squad

first_imgArticle Continues below Collapse Some of the big names who missed out were the Crusaders trio of Bryn Hall, George Bridge and Matt Todd. The Hurricanes pair Jeffery Toomaga-Allen and Vaea Fifita also miss out.“It has to be noted that there are some very good players who have not made the squad,” Hansen added.“However, as we’ve seen in previous campaigns, a number of these players will get an opportunity through injury, just like Liam [Coltman] and Ngani [Laumape] already.”Coltman has been brought in as injury cover for Dane Coles and Laumape for Sonny Bill Williams.New Zealand Rugby Championship SquadForwards: Dane Coles, Codie Taylor, Nathan Harris, Owen Franks, Joe Moody, Tim Perry, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, Scott Barrett, Brodie Retallick, Sam Whitelock, Sam Cane, Jackson Hemopo, Shannon Frizell, Kieran Read (capt), Ardie Savea, Liam Squire, Luke Whitelock. Take a look at the full squad the… Australia Rugby Championship Squad See the Pumas squad new coach Mario Ledesma… Take a look at the squad Steve Hansen has named for the upcoming Rugby Championship. Backs: TJ Perenara, Aaron Smith, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Beauden Barrett, Damian McKenzie, Richie Mo’unga, Ryan Crotty, Jack Goodhue, Sonny Bill Williams, Anton Lienert-Brown, Jordie Barrett, Rieko Ioane, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Waisake Naholo, Ben Smith.Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook and Twitter. New Zealand Rugby Championship SquadSteve Hansen has named one of the strongest sides possible for the All Blacks contest with South Africa this weekend. The men in black are looking to avenge a shock defeat in Wellington last month and as a result players like Kieran Read and Aaron Smith return to the starting line-up. Owen Frnks also comes back in to replace Ofa Tu’ungafasi.Hansen said; “Test matches between the All Blacks and Springboks are always intense and dramatic contests, and we expect this weekend will be no different. It’s a Test match that everyone in New Zealand expects us to win. The fact that it’s an All Blacks-Springboks Test match makes it even more exciting and it’s one that we’re really looking forward to.”New Zealand team to face South Africa in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 6th OctoberTu’inukuafe, Taylor, Franks, Whitelock, Barrett, Frizell, Cane, Read, Smith, Barrett, Ioane, Williams, Goodhue, Naholo, SmithReplacements: Nathan Harris, Tim Perry, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Richie Mo’unga, Ryan CrottyNew Zealand team to face Argentina in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 29th SeptemberTu’inukuafe, Taylor, Tu’ungafasi, Whitelock, Barrett, Frizell, Cane, Whitelock, Perenara, Barrett, Ioane, Williams, Crotty, Naholo, SmithReplacements: Nathan Harris, Tim Perry, Angus Ta’avao, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ardie Savea, Aaron Smith, Richie Mo’unga, Anton Lienert Brown.New Zealand team to face South Africa in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 15th SeptemberTu’inukuafe, Taylor, Franks, Whitelock, Barrett, Squire, Cane, Read, Smith, Barrett, Ioane, Crotty, Lienert-Brown, Smith, BarrettReplacements: Liam Coltman, Tim Perry, Of a Tuungafasi, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Jack Goodhue, Damian McKenzieNew Zealand team to face Argentina in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 8th SeptemberTu’inukuafe, Taylor, Franks, Retallick, Barrett, Frizell, Savea, Read (captain), Perenara, Mo’unga, Naholo, Laumape, Goodhue, Milner-Skudder, SmithReplacements: Nathan Harris, Tim Perry, Ofa Tuungafasi, Sam Whitelock, Luke Whitelock, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Damian McKenzie, Anton Lienert-BrownNew Zealand team to face Australia in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 25th AugustMoody, Taylor, Franks, Retallick, Whitelock, Squire, Cane, Read, A.Smith, Barrett, Naholo, Laumape, Goodhue, B.Smith, BarrettReplacements: Nathan Harris, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Ofa Tuungafasi, Scott Barrett, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Damian McKenzie, Anton Lienert-BrownNew Zealand team to face Australia in the Rugby Championship – Saturday 18th August Moody, Taylor, Franks, Retallick, Whitelock, Squire, Cane, Read, A.Smith, Barrett, Ioane, Crotty, Goodhue, Naholo, B.SmithReplacements: Nathan Harris, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Ofa Tuungafasi, Scott Barrett, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Damian McKenzie, Anton Lienert-BrownAs you would expect, New Zealand are the favourites to win the Rugby Championship again in 2018. Expand Expandcenter_img South Africa Rugby Championship Squad South Africa Rugby Championship Squad Argentina Rugby Championship Squad Argentina Rugby Championship Squad The Christchurch-based Crusaders are Super Rugby champions again, the All Blacks are world champions and just defeated the French 3-0 in their June series, and as always with Kiwi rugby, their strength in depth is the envy of every other rugby nation.Steve Hansen has named his training squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship and, despite some large omissions, it is still incredibly strong.When questioned on the squad, Hansen said: “Whilst last year was about growing depth, and we’ll need to continue to do that in some positions, this year is more about growing our game and our player combinations within that.“By the end of the year, we should have a clearer picture of who and what will be needed for next year’s Rugby World Cup campaign.” Australia Rugby Championship Squad Squad: Steve Hansen with the full Rugby Championship squad (Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Michael Cheika has named his Australia squad for…last_img

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