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May 29, 2017 / 10:03 AM / 6 months ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-Penpix of likely contenders for All Blacks squad

May 29 (Reuters) - Penpix on likely contenders for the All Blacks squad for the test series against the British and Irish Lions:

BACKS

Ben Smith

Age: 30

1.86m, 93kg

Super Rugby/provincial team: Highlanders/Otago

Position: Fullback, winger, centre

Debut: v Italy, 2009

Caps: 60

Points: 135 (27 tries)

Israel Dagg

Age: 28

1.86m, 96kg

Teams: Crusaders/Hawke’s Bay

Position: Fullback, winger

Debut: v Ireland, 2010

Caps: 61

Points: 128 (24T, 1C, 2P)

Jordie Barrett

Age: 20

1.95m, 96kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Taranaki

Position: Fullback, winger, inside centre, flyhalf

Uncapped

Damian McKenzie

Age: 22

1.77m, 78kg

Teams: Chiefs/Waikato

Position: Fullback, flyhalf, winger

Debut: v Argentina, 2016

Caps: 2

Julian Savea

Age: 26

1.92m, 108kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Wellington

Position: Winger

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 52

Points: 225 (45T)

Nehe Milner-Skudder

Age: 26

1.80m, 90kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Manawatu

Position: Winger, fullback

Debut: v Australia, 2015

Caps: 8

Points: 40 (8T)

Rieko Ioane

Age: 20

1.89m, 102kg

Teams: Blues/Auckland

Position: Winger, centre

Debut: v Italy, 2016

Caps: 2

Points: 5 (1T)

Waisake Naholo

Age: 26

1.86m, 96kg

Teams: Highlanders/Taranaki

Position: Winger

Debut: v Argentina, 2015

Caps: 12

Points: 30 (6T)

Ryan Crotty

Age: 28

1.81m, 91kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Inside centre, centre

Debut: v Australia, 2013

Caps: 26

Points: 25 (5T)

Anton Lienert-Brown

Age: 22

1.85m, 96kg

Teams: Chiefs/Waikato

Position: Centre, inside centre

Debut: v Australia, 2016

Caps: 9

Points: 10 (2T)

Sonny Bill Williams

Age: 31

1.91m, 108kg

Teams: Blues/Counties-Manukau

Position: Inside centre, centre

Debut: v England, 2010

Caps: 33

Points 45 (9T)

Malakai Fekitoa

Age: 25

1.87m, 99kg

Teams: Highlanders/Auckland

Position: Centre, inside centre

Debut: v England, 2014

Caps: 23

Points: 40 (8T)

Beauden Barrett

Age: 26

1.87m, 91kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Taranaki

Position: Flyhalf, fullback, winger

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 49

Points: 297 (12T, 66C, 25P)

Aaron Cruden

Age: 28

1.78m, 84kg

Teams: Chiefs/Manawatu

Position: Flyhalf

Debut: v Ireland, 2010

Caps: 47

Points: 322 (5T, 63C, 56P, 1DG)

Lima Sopoaga

Age: 26

1.77m, 91kg

Teams: Highlanders/Southland

Position: Flyhalf

Debut: v South Africa, 2015

Caps: 6

Points 22 (8C, 2P)

Aaron Smith

Age: 28

1.71m, 84kg

Teams: Highlanders/Manawatu

Position: Scrumhalf

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 58

Points: 62 (12T, 1C)

TJ Perenara

Age: 25

1.84m, 94kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Wellington

Position: Scrumhalf

Debut: v England, 2014

Caps: 29

Points: 35 (7T)

FORWARDS

Kieran Read

Age: 31

1.93m, 111kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Number eight, blindside flanker

Debut: v Scotland, 2008

Caps: 97

Points: 105 (21T)

Jerome Kaino

Age: 34

1.96m, 105kg

Teams: Blues/Auckland

Position: Blindside flanker, number eight

Debut: v Ireland, 2006

Caps: 77

Points: 65 (13T)

Liam Squire

Age: 26

1.96m, 113kg

Teams: Highlanders/Tasman

Position: Number eight, blindside flanker

Debut: v Wales, 2016

Caps: 8

Points: 5 (1T)

Sam Cane

Age: 25

1.89m, 103kg

Teams: Chiefs/Bay of Plenty

Position: Openside flanker, number eight

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 40

Points 55 (11T)

Ardie Savea

Age: 23

1.90m, 89kgs

Teams: Hurricanes/Wellington

Position: Openside flanker, number eight

Debut: v Wales, 2016

Caps: 12

Points 10 (2T)

Matt Todd

Age: 29

1.85m, 104kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Openside flanker

Debut: v France, 2013

Caps: 8

Brodie Retallick

Age: 25 (turns 26 on May 31)

2.04m, 120kg

Teams: Chiefs/Hawke’s Bay

Position: Lock

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 60

Points: 10 (2T)

Sam Whitelock

Age: 29

2.02m, 116kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Lock

Debut: v Ireland, 2010

Caps: 84

Points: 25 (5T)

Patrick Tuipulotu

Age: 24

1.98m, 120kg

Teams: Blues/Auckland

Position: Lock

Debut: v England, 2014

Caps: 12

Points: 10 (2T)

Luke Romano

Age: 31

1.99m, 115kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Lock

Debut: v Ireland, 2012

Caps: 26

Points: 10 (2T)

Scott Barrett

Age: 23

1.97m, 112kg

Teams: Crusaders/Taranaki

Position: Lock

Debut: v Ireland, 2016

Caps: 4

Points: 5 (1T)

Owen Franks

Age: 29

1.85m, 119kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Tighthead prop

Debut: v Italy, 2009

Caps: 90

Charlie Faumuina

Age: 30

1.84m, 127kg

Teams: Blues/Auckland

Position: Tighthead prop

Debut: v Argentina, 2012

Caps: 46

Points: 20 (4T)

Ofa Tu‘ungafasi

Age: 25

Position: Tighthead prop

Teams: Blues/Auckland

Debut: v Wales, 2016

Caps: 4

Joe Moody

Age: 28

1.88m, 118kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Loosehead prop

Debut: v Australia, 2014

Caps: 24

Points: 5 (1T)

Wyatt Crockett

Age: 34

1.93m, 116kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Loosehead prop

Debut: v Italy, 2009

Caps: 58

Points: 10 (2T)

Dane Coles

Age: 30

1.84m, 109kg

Teams: Hurricanes/Wellington

Position: Hooker

Debut: v Scotland, 2012

Caps: 49

Points: 45 (9T)

Codie Taylor

Age: 26

1.83m, 106kg

Teams: Crusaders/Canterbury

Position: Hooker

Debut: v Argentina, 2015

Caps: 15

Points: 15 (3T)

Source: AllBlacks.com (Compiled by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty)

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