New Zealand team for the VB test on Friday

The Kiwi team to meet Australia in the VB test has been announced and Dene Halatau is in at hooker for Issac Luke who will miss the test after being found guilty on a grade one striking charge. The test is played at 10:00 on Friday 8 May at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.


Fullback; Lance Hohaia
Wings:Sam Perrett and Manu Vatuvei
Centres; Simon Mannering and Jerome Ropati
Stand-off; Nathan Fien
Scrum-Half; Benji Marshall (c)
Props; Roy Asotasi and Adam Blair
Hooker; Dene Halatau
2nd Rows; David Fa’alogo and Bronson Harrison
Lock; Jeremy Smith
Bench; Greg Eastwood, Jeff Lima, Jason Nightingale, Iosia Soliola and Stephen Kearney