Who should start for the All Blacks?

Six new caps were named in the All Blacks squad to face Wales but will any of them start in the first test at Eden Park?

Wynne Gray, Chris Rattue, Nigel Yalden and Elliott Smith pick their preferred starting XVs for the first All Blacks' test of 2016.

Chris Rattue's XV:

15) Ben Smith
14) Waisake Naholo
13) Malakai Fekitoa
12) Charlie Ngatai
11) Julian Savea
10) Aaron Cruden
9) Aaron Smith
8) Kieran Read
7) Sam Cane
6) Jerome Kaino
5) Brodie Retallick
4) Patrick Tuipulotu
3) Owen Franks
2) Dane Coles
1) Joe Moody

Wynne Gray's XV:

15) Ben Smith
14) Waisake Naholo
13) Malakai Fekitoa
12) Charlie Ngatai
11) Damian McKenzie
10) Lima Sopoaga
9) Aaron Smith
8) Kieran Read
7) Sam Cane
6) Jerome Kaino
5) Brodie Retallick
4) Patrick Tuipulotu
3) Charlie Faumuina
2) Dane Coles
1) Wyatt Crockett

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Elliott Smith's XV:

15) Ben Smith
14) Waisake Naholo
13) Malakai Fekitoa
12) Ryan Crotty
11) Julian Savea
10) Aaron Cruden
9) Aaron Smith
8) Kieran Read
7) Sam Cane
6) Jerome Kaino
5) Luke Romano
4) Patrick Tuipulotu
3) Owen Franks
2) Dane Coles
1) Joe Moody

Nigel Yalden's XV:

15) Ben Smith
14) Waisake Naholo
13) Malakai Fekitoa
12) Ryan Crotty
11) Julian Savea
10) Lima Sopoaga
9) Aaron Smith
8) Kieran Read
7) Sam Cane
6) Jerome Kaino
5) Brodie Retallick
4) Luke Romano
3) Owen Franks
2) Dane Coles
1) Joe Moody

- NZ Herald

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