Blacks Jordan and Fainga’anuku outside Argentina

Blacks Jordan and Fainga’anuku outside Argentina

Coach Ian Foster announced on Saturday that New Zealand internationals Will Jordan and Lester Vainganuku will miss the first match of the All Blacks Rugby League in Argentina on July 8.

The absence of Jordan, 25, is linked to chronic migraines while Vainga Anuku, 23, has been nursing a calf injury. Both players won Super Rugby last weekend with the Canterbury Crusaders against the Waikato Chiefs (25-20).

They will be replaced in the New Zealand group, which was invited by Sean Stephenson and Tevita Mavilio to go to Argentina. The Rugby Championship brings together the four main countries of the Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand).

New Zealand rugby hopeful Will Jordan has just returned to competition after an eight-month hiatus due to chronic migraines and dizziness linked to an inner ear problem. But on Saturday, Ian Foster wanted to be reassuring, referring to his collection as simple.Precautionary measureIn light of these backgrounds and the long voyage to South America.

We keep the main target of 2023 in mindHe added, referring to the World Cup (September 8-October 28) in which the Blacks will start against France, the tournament’s host nation. Top scorer in Super Rugby this season, with 13 tries, Fainjanuku signed last month with French club Toulon (top 14), which he will join after the World Cup.

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