Damian McKenzie will start at fullback for the All Blacks against the Wallabies in Yokohama on Saturday.
McKenzie makes his return to the side for the first time since the 36-34 loss to the Springboks in Wellington. TJ Perenara will start at scrumhalf, Liam Squire and Ardie Savea are on the flanks, while Joe Moody is at loosehead prop in the third Bledisloe Cup fixture.
Lock Brodie Retallick will make his return from the bench.
Centre Sonny Bill Williams will play his 50th Test for the All Blacks.
All Blacks – 15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Ben Smith, 13 Ryan Crotty, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Kieran Read (c), 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Liam Squire, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Samuel Whitelock, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Joe Moody.
Subs: 16 Nathan Harris, 17 Karl Tu’inukuafe, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Brodie Retallick, 20 Matt Todd, 21 Aaron Smith, 22 Richie Mo’unga, 23 Anton Lienert-Brown.
🔦 SPOTLIGHT | Joe Moody is back! Catch up with the #AllBlacks prop as he chats about his selection in the starting XV for this weekend’s test against Australia. KICK OFF ➡️ Saturday, 7:00pm NZT
— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) October 25, 2018
Photo: Damian Peled/EPA
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