The All Blacks Tri Nations squad

Here is the Investec Tri Nations squad and it contains just one new name, Jarrad Hoeata of Taranaki. This gives the coaching team a very steady established squad to select from:

Squad

Forwards:
John Afoa Auckland, Corey Flynn Canterbury, Ben Franks Tasman, Owen Franks Canterbury, Jarrad Hoeata Taranaki, Andrew Hore Taranaki, Jerome Kaino Auckland, Richie McCaw (c) Canterbury, Keven Mealamu Auckland, Liam Messam Waikato, Kieran Read Canterbury, Adam Thomson Otago, Brad Thorn Canterbury, Samuel Whitelock Canterbury, Ali Williams Auckland, Tony Woodcock North Harbour.

Backs:
Daniel Carter Canterbury, Jimmy Cowan Southland, Israel Dagg Hawke’s Bay, Andy Ellis Canterbury, Hosea Gear Wellington, Zac Guildford Hawke’s Bay, Richard Kahui Waikato, Mils Muliaina Waikato, Ma’a Nonu Wellington, Colin Slade Canterbury, Conrad Smith Wellington, Isaia Toeava Auckland, Piri Weepu Wellington, Sonny Bill Williams

Up-coming Match’s

All Blacks v Fiji For Canterbury Test Carisbrook, Dunedin, 06.35, Friday 22 July SkySports2

Investec Tri Nations
All Blacks v South Africa. Westpac Stadium, Wellington, 06.35 Saturday 30 July.
All Blacks v Australia. Eden Park, Auckland, 06.35 Saturday 6 August
All Blacks v South Africa. Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 18.05 Saturday 20 August
All Blacks v Australia. Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia, 10.05 Saturday 27 August