All Blacks release twelve players to NPC

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:51
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NEWS: The All Blacks have released a number of players to their respective National Provincial Championship teams as the Rugby Championship takes a break this coming weekend.

Liam Coltman, Lima Sopoaga, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Charlie Faumuina, Rieko Ioane, Seta Tamanivalu, James Parsons, Luke Romano, Ryan Crotty, Codie Taylor and Damian McKenzie have all been released to their respective teams. 

Meanwhile, Coltman, Tamanivalu and McKenzie will reassemble with the All Blacks squad next weekend as injury replacement players.

The All Blacks squad reassembles on Sunday, September 4 in Hamilton to prepare for the Test match against Argentina in the Rugby Championship.

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