All Blacks arrive armed and experienced in France: New Zealand World Cup squad revealed

All Blacks arrive armed and experienced in France: New Zealand World Cup squad revealed

It is the experienced New Zealand who will qualify for the World Cup in France (September 8-October 28). The 33-man squad, revealed on Monday, is without surprise, with 12 players with more than 50 options. And even four executives who have worn the black shirt more than 100 times (Sam Whitlock, Aaron Smith, Beauden Barrett and Brodie Retallick).

Second-stringer Brodie Retallick, a mainstay of the Lions, is in the squad but is expected to miss the opening match against France due to the injury he sustained against Australia on Saturday. Retallick, 32, injured one knee and left his team-mates during the first half of the New Zealanders' win over the Wallabies on Saturday, his 103rd cap.

However, the second row, who has been selected to play in his third World Cup, will have to miss the opening shock of the 2023 edition against France, the organization, on September 8. “I will respect the protocol given by the doctors, and I hope to be able to participate in the second group match.“The person concerned said,”At worst I will miss two or even three games.“, he added.

We felt he deserved to be chosen and we will deal with that“New Zealand also regrets the absence of cornerback Joe Moody and third winger Ethan Blackadder,” coach Ian Foster said.

Group of 33 New Zealand teams for the 2023 World Cup:

Corners: Ethan De Groot, Fletcher Newell, Nebo Laulala, Ova Tungafasi, Tamiti Williams, Tyrell Lomax.

Prostitutes: Samisoni Taukiaho, Dane Coles, Cody Taylor

Second line: Scott Barrett, Brody Retallick, Samuel Whitlock, Topo Fay

Third line: Sam Keen (cap), Ardie Savea, Shannon Frizzell, Luke Jacobson, Dalton Papali.

Scrummales: Aaron Smith, Finlay Christie, Cam Roegaard

Flyhalf: Richie Moonga, Damian McKenzie

Centers: Rico Ioane, Jordie Barrett, Anton Lienert-Brown, David Havili.

Wings: Mark Tilea, Lester Vainganuku, Caleb Clarke, Emoni Narawa

Defense: Beauden Barrett, Will Jordan

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