Hansen names New Zealand team to play Namibia

Hansen names New Zealand team to play Namibia

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at Tokyo Stadium on Sunday, 6 October.


Only three starters remain from New Zealand’s 63-0 victory over Canada: Shannon Frizell, Jordie Barrett and Jack Goodhue.

Jordie Barrett will make his first career start at fly-half. He will be the 14th player to play for New Zealand in the No.10 shirt at a World Cup.

Samuel Whitelock will make his sixth career start as captain, he has never lost when captaining the All Blacks.

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