Teams Wales V All Blacks

New Zealand are looking to complete the clean sweep when they visit Wales and the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on Saturday 27 November with Kick-off at 1715 GMT. Live coverage on BBC TWO.

Warren Gatland has made 12 changes for the All Blacks, with three position changes.The three survivors who keep their starting positions are George North, Lee Byrne and Adam Jones. The surprise inclusion is wing Tom James.

Fit-again Gethin Jenkins and Sam Warburton return and James Hook moves from outside to inside centre.

New Zealand have made six changes to last weeks team as Sonny Bill Williams takes the centre position ahead of Ma’a Nonu. Keven Mealamu returns from a two-week ban with Brad Thorn back from a hamstring injury for his 50th cap, partnering second-row Sam Whitelock. Jimmy Cowan is at scrum-half ahead of Andy Ellis, with Isaia Toeava taking Cory Jane’s right-wing berth.


Wales: Lee Byrne (Ospreys); George North (Scarlets), Tom Shanklin (Blues), James Hook (Ospreys), Tom James (Blues); Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Mike Phillips (Ospreys); Gethin Jenkins (Blues), Matthew Rees (Scarlets, capt), Adam Jones (Ospreys), Bradley Davies (Blues), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Dan Lydiate (Dragons), Sam Warburton (Blues), Ryan Jones (Ospreys).
Replacements: Huw Bennett (Ospreys), Paul James (Ospreys), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Andy Powell (Blues), Martyn Williams (Blues), Richie Rees (Blues), Andrew Bishop (Ospreys).

New Zealand: M Muliaina (Chiefs); I Toeava (Blues), C Smith (Hurricanes), SB Williams (Crusaders), H Gear (Hurricanes); D Carter (Crusaders), J Cowan (Highlanders); T Woodcock (Blues), K Mealamu (Blues), O Franks (Crusaders), B Thorn (Crusaders), S Whitelock (Crusaders), J Kaino (Blues), R McCaw (Crusaders, capt), K Read (Crusaders).
Replacements: A Hore (Hurricanes), J Afoa (Blues), A Boric (Blues), D Braid (Queensland Reds), A Ellis (Crusaders), S Donald (Chiefs), M Nonu (Hurricanes).

Referee: Allan Lewis (Ireland)