Rugby Championship 2012: New Zealand team to face Australia

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Steve Hansen has named his side to take on the Wallabies in their fist home fixture in a sold-out Eden Park in The Rugby Championship.

Hansen has made one change, with loose-head prop Wyatt Crockett the only change due to the injury of Woodcock, as the All Blacks seek to tighten their grip on the Bledisloe Cup.

New Zealand:
15. Israel Dagg
14. Cory Jane
13. Ma’a Nonu
12. Sonny Bill Williams
11. Hosea Gear
10. Daniel Carter
9. Aaron Smith

8. Kieran Read
7. Richie McCaw (captain)
6. Liam Messam
5. Sam Whitelock
4. Luke Romano
3. Owen Franks
2. Keven Mealamu
1. Wyatt Crockett.


Andrew Hore, Ben Franks, Brodie Retallick, Victor Vito, Piri Weepu, Aaron Cruden, Ben Smith