All Blacks: McCaw, Jane out of test

Cory Jane at All Blacks training in Dunedin. Photo / Getty Images
Cory Jane at All Blacks training in Dunedin. Photo / Getty Images

All Black captain Richie McCaw and comeback winger Cory Jane have both been ruled out of tomorrow's test against the Wallabies.

McCaw, who was set to make his 121st test cap, is out with tight calf while Jane has been ruled out with a mild hamstring strain.

Sam Cane will start at seven while Auckland winger Charles Piutau replaces Jane.


All Blacks side
1. Tony Woodcock, 2. Keven Mealamu, 3. Charlie Faumuina, 4. Jeremy Thrush, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. Liam Messam, 7. Sam Cane, 8. Kieran Read (captain), 9. Aaron Smith, 10. Aaron Cruden, 11.

Julian Savea, 12. Ma'a Nonu, 13. Ben Smith, 14. Charles Piutau, 15. Israel Dagg.

Reserves: Reserves: 16. Dane Coles, 17. Wyatt Crockett, 18. Ben Franks, 19. Brodie Retallick, 20. Steven Luatua, 21. Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 22. Beauden Barrett, 23. Tom Taylor.

Stats provided by

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 26 Dec 2014 21:26:33 Processing Time: 448ms