All Blacks: Squad named with 6 new faces

There were six new faces announced today in Steve Hansen's All Blacks squad to face France in the upcoming three-match test series. Joining the squad are the Blues trio of Steven Luatua, Charles Piutau and Francis Saili alongside Hurricane lock Jeremy Thrush, Chiefs prop Ben Afeaki and Crusaders backrower Matt Todd. The 32-man squad will be captained by No 8 Kieran Read with the All Black's stalwart No 10 acting as vice captain for the series.

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