All Blacks release nine for NPC
NEWS: The All Blacks have released nine players from their squad for this weekend's upcoming National Provincial Championship matches.
Akira Ioane, Nathan Harris, Vaea Fifita, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Ngani Laumape, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Waisake Naholo, Tawera Kerr-Barlow and David Havili have all been released to their respective provincial teams.
None of the above players were involved in the All Blacks win over the Wallabies last weekend.
The All Blacks reassemble on Sunday, September 3 in New Plymouth to prepare for the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina on Saturday, September 9.
The All Blacks will then face the Springboks in Auckland on Saturday, September 16.