Scoop Sport: The Abs Vs Wallabies – The Line Up For Saturday
While there were no surprises in the naming of either teams for Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup match, both coaches promise the test will be fascinating.
The teams are as follows:
All Blacks: Christian Cullen, Tana Umaga, Alama Ieremia, Pita Alatini, Jonah Lomu, Andrew Mehrtens, Justin Marshall, Ron Cribb, Josh Kronfeld, Norm Maxwell, Todd Blackadder (capt), Taine Randell, Kees Meeuws, Anton Oliver, Carl Hoeft. Reserves: Leon MacDonald, Tony Brown, Byron Kelleher, Reuben Thorne, Troy Flavell, Craig Dowd, Mark Hammett.
The Wallabies: 15-Chris Latham, 14-Stirling Mortlock, 13-Daniel Herbert, 12-Jason Little, 11-Joe Roff, 10-Stephen Larkham, 9-George Gregan, 8-Jim Williams, 7-David Wilson, 6-Mark Connors, 5-John Eales (captain), 4-David Giffin, 3-Fletcher Dyson, 2-Michael Foley, 1- Richard Harry. Reserves: 16-Ben Tune, 17-Rod Kafer, 18-Sam Cordingley, 19-Toutai Kefu, 20-Matt Cockbain, 21-Glenn Panoho, 22-Jeremy Paul.