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Fullback shortage raises questions

Friday 11 August 2017 | Published in Rugby Union

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Fullback shortage raises questions
With Jordie Barrett's injury, 22-year-old Crusaders fullback David Havili has a chance to claim the All Blacks no.15 jersey for the remainder of the year. 17081006

With Ben Smith taking a mid-tournament sabbatical and Jordie Barrett now ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury, there is a genuine sense of where to next for the All Blacks at fullback.

With Ben Smith taking a mid-tournament sabbatical and Jordie Barrett now ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury, there is a genuine sense of where to next for the All Blacks at fullback.


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