All Blacks release nine for NPC

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 05:49
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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.

There are currently no matches being played
Fri, 29 September 2017
Sharks v Golden Lions 17h00 Durban
Worcester Warriors v Saracens 18h35 Sixways
Newcastle Falcons v London Irish 18h35 Kingston Park
Sale Sharks v Gloucester 19h00 AJ Bell Stadium
Leinster v Edinburgh 19h35 RDS Arena
Glasgow Warriors v Treviso 19h35 Scotstoun Stadium
Scarlets v Connacht 19h35 Parc y Scarlets
Sat, 30 September 2017
Griquas v Free State Cheetahs 12h00 Kimberley
Leicester Tigers v Exeter Chiefs 13h00 Welford Road
Munster v Cardiff Blues 13h30 Thomond Park
Cheetahs v Ospreys 14h00 Bloemfontein
Northampton Saints v Harlequins 14h00 Franklin's Gardens
Wasps v Bath 14h00 Ricoh Arena
Zebre v Ulster 14h35 Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi
South Africa v Australia 15h05 Bloemfontein
Dragons v Kings 18h35 Rodney Parade
Sun, 01 October 2017
Argentina v New Zealand 22h30 Estadio Jose Amalfitani
Blue Bulls v Western Province 12h30 Loftus Versfeld
Team P W D L Pts
New Zealand 4 4 0 0 19
South Africa 4 2 1 1 11
Australia 4 1 1 2 8
Argentina 4 0 0 4 0