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Blacks Keep Faith

Blacks Keep Faith

Alll Black coach John Mitchell has named an unchanged side for Saturday’s Tri-Nations clash with South Africa in Wellington

although the All Black starting line up is unchanged there is a significant re-shuffle on the bench with Jonah Lomu and Tana Umaga both recalled having been omitted from the squad for the test against Australia.

New Zealand: Christian Cullen; Doug Howlett, Mark Robinson, Aaron Mauger, Caleb Ralph; Andrew Mehrtens, Justin Marshall; Dave Hewett, Mark Hammett, Greg Somerville; Chris Jack, Simon Maling; Reuben Thorne (captain), Richard McCaw, Scott Robertson.
Replacements: 16 Tom Willis, 17 Joe McDonnell, 18 Royce Willis, 19 Sam Broomhall, 20 Byron Kelleher, 21 Tana Umaga, 22 Jonah Lomu.

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