Fly-half Richie Mo’unga has been cleared of a serious shoulder injury but could miss New Zealand’s final World Cup warm-up match against Tonga on September 7, coach Steve Hansen said on Sunday.
The New Zealand rugby team has retained the Bledisloe Cup for a 17th consecutive year.
The All Blacks (New Zealand) have had no shortage of advice on how to rectify last week’s 47-26 defeat to Australia but one thing is clear, the forwards must stamp their authority on Saturday’s game right from the first whistle if they are to retain the Bledisloe Cup.
Australia given themselves a huge boost ahead of the World Cup when they stunned a New Zealand side, reduced to 14 men for half the match, 47-26 in a thrilling Rugby Championship test in Perth on Saturday.
South Africa assembled in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires over the weekend after completing a week of training in Auckland, New Zealand, ahead of their final Rugby Championship match of the season.