World Rugby 8.11.2018 09:02 am

All Blacks call up big guns for England Test

The presence of two playmakers in Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie showcases the All Blacks’ attacking intent.

New Zealand have signalled their attacking intent against England by naming two playmakers in a full strength sideĀ for Saturday's blockbuster Test at Twickenham.

All Blacks call up big guns for England Test
All Blacks call up big guns for England Test

All Blacks call up big guns for England Test

The presence of two playmakers in Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie showcases the All Blacks’ attacking intent.

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