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    Dalton Papalii will be the latest player to audition in the All Blacks' number six jersey after being given a start in the second test against Ireland in Dunedin

    Dalton Papalii will be the latest player to audition in the All Blacks' number six jersey after being given a start in the second test against Ireland in Dunedin


    The Blues captain is the only personnel change to the run-on side, with Scott Barrett moving into lock with Sam Whitelock out with concussion.

    Coach Ian Foster says it was a relatively easy side to pick and Papalii will bring something different to the role.



    Bay of Plenty prop Aidan Ross and Hawke's Bay halfback Folau Fakatava have been named for debuts off the bench, while Will Jordan returns from covid via the reserves.

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     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane is defending his side's opening defeat to the Springboks as they prepare for the second test on Sunday morning at Ellis Park
     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane has expressed his relief at Beauden Barrett's escape from permanent injury when he fell on his neck and shoulders after getting tackled in the air late in the first test loss to the Springboks
     09 Aug: Richie Mo'unga has described the challenge of playing the Springboks at Ellis Park as the ultimate test
     09 Aug: Fijian international Nemani Nadolo has rejoined the Waratahs ahead of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season, 12 years after his first stint
     07 Aug: Meanwhile Wellington have escaped defeat at the hands of a surging Bay of Plenty Steamers outfit in the capital, 37-35
     07 Aug: All Blacks coach Ian Foster believes his side has perhaps fallen victim for putting in too much effort
     07 Aug: In rugby's NPC, Wellington lead Bay of Plenty 10-6 in the first half in the capital
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