New Zealand Names 30-Man Rugby Squad for Fiji Test, Tri-Nations Series

New Zealand rugby union selectors named the following 30-man All Blacks squad for the July 22 Test against Fiji in Dunedin and the July 23-Aug. 27 Tri-Nations tournament:

BACKS: Mils Muliaina, Israel Dagg, Isaia Toeava, Hosea Gear, Zac Guildford, Richard Kahui, Conrad Smith, Sonny Bill Williams, Ma’a Nonu, Dan Carter, Colin Slade, Jimmy Cowan, Andy Ellis, Piri Weepu.

FORWARDS: Kieran Read, Richie McCaw (captain), Jerome Kaino, Adam Thomson, Liam Messam, Brad Thorn, Ali Williams, Sam Whitelock, Jarrad Hoeata, Ben Franks, Owen Franks, John Afoa, Tony Woodcock, Keven Mealamu, Corey Flynn, Andrew Hore.

INJURY BACKUPS: Wyatt Crockett, Cory Jane, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Ben Smith.

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