New Zealand Names Kahui on Wing, Donald on Bench for World Cup Semifinal

New Zealand selectors named the following team to play Australia in the Oct. 16 Rugby World Cup semifinal at Eden Park, Auckland:

NEW ZEALAND: 1. Tony Woodcock, 2. Keven Mealamu, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Samuel Whitelock, 5. Brad Thorn, 6. Jerome Kaino, 7. Richie McCaw (captain), 8. Kieran Read, 9. Piri Weepu, 10. Aaron Cruden, 11. Richard Kahui, 12. Ma’a Nonu, 13. Conrad Smith, 14. Cory Jane, 15. Israel Dagg.

Replacements: 16. Andrew Hore, 17. Ben Franks, 18. Ali Williams, 19. Victor Vito, 20. Andy Ellis, 21. Stephen Donald, 22. Sonny Bill Williams.

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