McCaw to captain All Blacks against Barbarians

Richie McCaw will captain New Zealand in Saturday’s clash with the Barbarians at Twickenham, it has been announced.

Richie McCaw will captain New Zealand in Saturday’s clash with the Barbarians at Twickenham, it has been announced.

McCaw, who played for the Barbarians last year, leads a weakened side in the final fixture of the All Blacks’ autumn tour.

Dan Carter is rested so Stephen Donald starts at fly-half while former Sale centre Luke McAlister features at inside centre.

Team: C Jane; B Smith, T Ellison, L McAlister, Z Guildford; S Donald, B Leonard; W Crockett, C Flynn, J Afoa, J Eaton, A Boric, L Messam, R McCaw (capt), R So’oialo.

Replacements: A Hore, N Tialata, A Thomson, T Latimer, J Cowan, M Delany, S Sivivatu.

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