Ian Foster has named his team for the match in Paris

New Zealand Autumn Internationals Squad 2021

Ian Foster has made seven changes to his New Zealand starting XV to face France on Saturday after their defeat by Ireland.

Quinn Tupaea comes in at centre with George Bridge on the wing while a new half-back pairing of Richie Mo’unga and Aaron Smith start.

In the forwards, Dane Coles gets the nod at hooker, with Akira Ioane and Sam Cane the new flanker partnership.

New Zealand team to face France – Saturday 20 November

Jordie Barrett; Will Jordan, Rieko Ioane, Quinn Tupaea, George Bridge; Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; Joe Moody, Dane Coles, Nepo Laulala, Brodie Retallick, Samuel Whitelock (captain), Akira Ioane, Sam Cane, Ardie Savea.

Replacements: Samisoni Taukei’aho, George Bower, Ofa Tuungafasi, Tupou Vaa’i, Shannon Frizell, Brad Weber, Damian McKenzie, David Havili.

New Zealand team to face Ireland – Saturday 13 November

Jordie Barrett; Will Jordan, Rieko Ioane, Anton Lienert-Brown, Sevu Reece; Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara; Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Nepo Laulala, Brodie Retallick, Samuel Whitelock (captain), Ethan Blackadder, Dalton Papalii, Ardie Savea.

Replacements: Dane Coles, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Tyrel Lomax, Tupou Vaa’i, Akira Ioane, Finlay Christie, Richie Mo’unga, David Havili.

New Zealand team to face Italy – Saturday 6 November

Damian McKenzie; Sevu Reece, Braydon Ennor, Quinn Tupaea, George Bridge; Richie Mo’unga, Brad Weber; George Bower, Dane Coles, Tyrel Lomax, Tupou Vaa’i, Josh Lord, Luke Jacobson, Sam Cane (captain), Hoskins Sotutu.

Replacements: Asafo Aumua, Ethan de Groot, Ofa Tuungafasi, Samuel Whitelock, Shannon Frizell, Finlay Christie, David Havili, Jordie Barrett.

New Zealand team to face Wales – Saturday 30 October

Jordie Barrett; Will Jordan, Anton Lienert-Brown, David Havili, Rieko Ioane; Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara; Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Nepo Laulala, Brodie Retallick, Sam Whitelock (captain), Ethan Blackadder, Dalton Papalii, Ardie Savea.

Replacements: Samisoni Taukei’aho, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Tyrel Lomax, Tupou Vaa’i, Akira Ioane, Brad Weber, Richie Mo’unga, Sevu Reece.

New Zealand Autumn Internationals Squad 2021

Forwards

(DoB/Franchise/Position/Test debut/caps)

Asafo Aumua (5 May 1997/Hurricanes/Hooker/2020 v Australia/5)
Ethan Blackadder ( 22 Mar 1995/Tasman/Back-row/2021 v Tonga/9)
George Bower (28 May 1992/Avalon/Prop/2021 v Tonga/10)
Sam Cane (13 January 1992/Chiefs/Back-row/2012 v Ireland/76)
Dane Coles (10 Dec 1986/Hurricanes/Hooker/2012 v Scotland/79)
Ethan de Groot (22 Jul 1998/Highlanders/Prop/2021 v Fiji/3)
Shannon Frizell (11 Feb1994/Highlanders/Back-row/2018 v France/17)
Akira Ioane (16 June 1995/Blues/Back-row/2020 v Australia/13)
Luke Jacobson (20 Apr 1997/Chiefs/Back-row/2019 v Argentina/11)
Nepo Laulala (11 June 1991/Counties Manukau Steelers/Prop/2015 v Samoa/40)
Tyrel Lomax (16 Mar 1996/Tasman/Prop/2018 v Japan/14)
Josh Lord (17 Jan 2001/Chiefs/Lock/2021 v Italy/1)
Joe Moody (18 Sep 1988/Crusaders/Prop/2014 v Australia/57)
Dalton Papalii (11 Oct 1997/Blues/Back-row/2018 v Japan/12)
Brodie Retallick (31 May 1991/Chiefs/Lock/2012 v Ireland/92)
Ardie Savea (14 Oct 1993/Hurricanes/Back-row/2016 v Wales/59)
Hoskins Sotutu (12 Jul 1998/Blues/Back-row/2020 v Australia/9)
Angus Ta’avao (22 Mar 1990/Chiefs/Prop/2018 v Argentina/19)
Samisoni Taukei’aho (8 Aug 1997/Chiefs/Hooker/2021 v Fiji/8)
Codie Taylor (31 Mar 1991/Crusaders/Hooker/2015 v Argentina/66)
Karl Tu’inukuafe (21 Feb 1993/Blues/Prop/2018 v France/25)
Ofa Tuungafasi (19 Apr 1992/Blues/Prop/2016 v Wales/44)
Tupou Vaa’i (27 Jan 2000/Chiefs/Lock/2020 v Australia/12)
Sam Whitelock (12 Oct 1988/Crusaders/Lock/2010 v Ireland/132)

Backs

Beauden Barrett (27 May 1991/Blues/Fly-half/2012 v Ireland/101)
Jordie Barrett (17 Feb 1997/Hurricanes/Full-back/2017 v Samoa/36)
George Bridge (1 Apr 1995/Crusaders/Wing/2018 v Japan/17)
Finlay Christie (19 Sep 1995/Tasman/Scrum-half/2021 v Tonga/5)
Braydon Ennor (16 Jul 1997/Canterbury/Wing or centre/2019 v Argentina/3)
David Havili (23 Dec 1994/Crusaders/Full-back or centre/2017 v Argentina/15)
Rieko Ioane (18 March 1997/Blues/Wing or Centre/2016 v Italy/46)
Will Jordan ( 24 Feb 1998/Crusaders/Full-back/2020 v Australia/12)
Anton Lienert-Brown (15 Apr 1995/Chiefs/Centre/2016 v Australia/55)
Damian McKenzie (20 Apr 1995/Chiefs/Fly-half or full-back/2016 v Argentina/40)
Richie Mo’unga (25 May 1994/Crusaders/Fly-half/2018 v France/32)
TJ Perenara (23 Jan 1992/Hurricanes/Scrum-half/2014 v England/78)
Sevu Reece (13 Feb 1997/Crusaders/Wing/2019 v Argentina/17)
Aaron Smith (21 Nov 1988/Highlanders/Scrum-half/2012 v Ireland/102)
Quinn Tupaea (10 May 1999/Waikato/Centre/2021 v Tonga/6)
Brad Weber (17 Jan 1991/Chiefs/Scrum-half/2015 v Samoa/17)

New Zealand Autumn Internationals Fixtures 2021

Sat 23 October, USA 14-104 New Zealand

Sat 30 October, Wales 16-54 New Zealand Beauden Barrett marks 100th Test with two tries

Sat 6 November, Italy 9-47 New Zealand

Sat 13 November, Ireland 29-20 New Zealand (3.15pm, Aviva Stadium) Live on Channel 4 & RTE

Sat 20 November, France 40-235 New Zealand Men (8pm, Stade de France) Live on Amazon Prime

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