All Blacks sticking with Mo’unga at number 10

All Blacks sticking with Mo’unga at number 10

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 02/09/2022
[Photo: Getty Image]

The All Blacks have named an unchanged starting line-up in their second Rugby Championship test against Argentina tomorrow.

The only changes are in the reserves, with fly-half Beauden Barrett and lock Brodie Retallick brought in to provide cover as they make their return from injury.

Additional changes have been made to the reserves where hooker Dane Coles and loose-forward Dalton Papali’i have been introduced as the All Blacks seek to improve from their last week's match.

The All Blacks will meet Argentina at 7.05pm tomorrow, while the Wallabies will face South Africa at 9.35pm tomorrow.

All Blacks match-day 23 (Test caps in brackets):

1. Ethan de Groot (7)

2. Samisoni Taukei’aho (14)

3. Tyrel Lomax (17)

4. Sam Whitelock (137)

5. Scott Barrett (53)

6. Shannon Frizell (20)

7. Sam Cane © (83)

8. Ardie Savea (65)

9. Aaron Smith (108)

10. Richie Mo’unga (38)

11. Caleb Clarke (8)

12. David Havili (19)

13. Rieko Ioane (53)

14. Will Jordan (18)

15. Jordie Barrett (42)

Reserves 16.

Dane Coles (82)

17. George Bower (17)

18. Fletcher Newell (2)

19. Brodie Retallick (95)

20. Dalton Papali’i (15)

21. Finlay Christie (9)

22. Beauden Barrett (106)

23. Quinn Tupaea (12)


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