The All Blacks team has been named to play South Africa in the Rugby Championship Test at Loftus in Pretoria on Saturday.

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New Zealand have made two changes in the forwards, Kieren Read slots back in at number eight, Owen Franks gets a start at tight head.

In the backline Aaron Smith replaces T J Perenara, Sonny Bill will link up with Jack Goodhue in midfield.

Team:

1.Tu’inukuafe 2.Taylor 3.Franks
4.Whitelock 5.Barrett 6.Frizell 7.Cane 8.Read(C)

9.Smith 10.Barrett 11.Ioane 12.Williams 13.Goodhue 14.Naholo
15.Smith

Replacements: 16.Harris 17.Perry 18.Tu’ungafasi 19.Tuipulotu 20.Savea 21.Perenara 22.Mo’unga 23.Crotty