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New Zealand to kick off Championship preps without Crusaders stars

New Zealand are set to kick off their training sessions at Christchurch ahead of the Rugby Championship but will be without Crusaders players who are preparing for the Super Rugby final.
Head Coach Steve Hansens has recalled Dane Coles after he healed from a ruptured ACL . Sonny Bill Williams has also made the cut but will miss the opening two matches as he has a shoulder
All Blacks training camp:
Forwards
Hookers: Dane Coles, Liam Coltman and Nathan Harris
Props: Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Karl Tu’inukuafe and Ofa Tuungafasi
Locks: Brodie Retallick and Patrick Tuipulotu
Loose forwards: Sam Cane, Vaea Fifita, Shannon Frizell, Jackson Hemopo, Akira Ioane, Ardie Savea, Liam Squire and Luke Whitelock
Backs
Scrum-halves: TJ Perenara, Aaron Smith and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi
Fly-halves: Beauden Barrett and Damian McKenzie
Centres: Ngani Laumape, Anton Lienert-Brown and Sonny Bill Williams
Outside backs: Jordie Barrett, Rieko Ioane, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Waisake Naholo and Ben Smith

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