Thursday, September 09, 2010

All Blacks: Five changes for Bledisloe test
Thursday Sep 9, 2010

There are five changes to the All Blacks side for Saturday night';s Bledisloe Cup test against Australia in Sydney.
As expected Aaron Cruden and Piri Weepu are paired in the inside backs with Israel Dagg replacing Joe Rokocoko on the left wing.
Victor Vito starts for just the second time in a test, replacing Jerome Kaino on the blindside flank.
Owen Franks returns to tighthead prop in place of brother Ben who is out of the 22 altogether.

All Blacks:
15. Mils Muliaina, 14. Cory Jane, 13. Conrad Smith, 12. Ma'a Nonu, 11. Israel Dagg,
10. Aaron Cruden, 9. Piri Weepu,
8. Kieran Read, 7. Richie McCaw (capt) , 6. Victor Vito, 5. Tom Donnelly, 4. Brad Thorn, 3. Owen Franks, 2. Keven Mealamu, 1. Tony Woodcock.
Reserves: Corey Flynn, John Afoa, Anthony Boric, Jerome Kaino, Jimmy Cowan, Colin Slade, Rene Ranger.

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