Photo: New Zealand vs South Africa. Source : AIG rugby.

Based on their ranking and breathtaking performance against France, New Zealand head into the Rugby world cup semi finals as favorites .

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen made one change from last Saturdays quater final win against France which sees Wyatt Crockett who got a groin injury replaced by Joe Moody.

New Zealand Starting eleven

1. Joe Moody 
2. Dane Coles
3. Owen Franks 
4. Brodie Retallick
5. Samuel Whitelock 
6. Jerome Kaino 
7. Richie McCaw –captain
8. Kieran Read 
9. Aaron Smith
10. Daniel Carter
11. Julian Savea
12. Ma’a Nonu
13. Conrad Smith
14. Nehe Milner-Skudde
15. Ben Smith.

All Blacks Reserves

16. Keven Mealamu 
17. Ben Franks
18. Charlie Faumuina
19. Victor Vito
20. Sam Cane
21. Tawera Kerr-Barlow
22. Beauden Barrett
23. Sonny Bill Williams

For detailed coveraged and match analysis , click here.


Subcribe To Our Newsletter