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Italy vs All Blacks team news

All Blacks are looking forward to rebuild self-confidence after a tricky two weeks and  Coach Steve Hansen’s has eleven changes to his squad that will play Italy at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, on Saturday 24 November.
Hansen, however, insists last week’s loss to Ireland in Dublin did not influence selection. Skipper Kieran Read is joined by Vaea Fifita and Ardie Savea as loose forwards while Dalton Papali is in the reserves. Nepo Laulala gets a chance to replicate his skills at front-row alongside hooker Dan Coles and Ofa Tuungafasi while Scott Barrett and Tuipolotu pair at the lock position.
Barrett is paired alongside Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara and second five-eighth Ngani Laumape, who teams up with Anton Lienert-Brown in a well-balanced midfield. Highlanders Flyer Waisake Naholo is back at Left wing with Jordie Barrett at right wing and McKenzie at Fullback.
On the Italian side, Luca Sperandio is the only change to the side for the clash in Rome after they suffered defeat to the Wallabies last weekend. The Benetton Rugby winger replaces the injured Mattia Bellini.
Italy: 15 . Jayden Hayward , 14 . Tommaso Benvenuti , 13 . Michele Campagnaro , 12 . Tommaso Castello, 11 . Luca Sperandio , 10 . Tommaso Allan , 9 . Tito Tebaldi , 8 . Braam Steyn , 7 . Jake Polledri , 6 . Sebastian Negri, 5 . Dean Budd, 4 . Alessandro Zanni, 3 . Simone Ferrari , 2 . Leonardo Ghiraldini (capt ), 1 . Andrea Lovotti
Replacements: 16 . Luca Bigi, 17 Cherif Traoré, 18 . Tiziano Pasquali, 19 . Marco Fuser, 20 . Johan Meyer , 21 . Guglielmo Palazzani , 22 . Luca Morisi, 23 . Edoardo Padovani
New Zealand1. Ofa Tuungasfasi, 2. Dane Coles, 3. Nepo Laulala, 4. Patrick Tuipulotu, 5. Scott Barrett, 6. Vaea Fifita, 7. Ardie Savea, 8. Kieran Read, 9. TJ Perenara, 10. Beauden Barrett, 11. Waisake Naholo 12. Ngani Laumape, 13. Anton Lienert-Brown, 14. Jordie Barrett, 15. Damian McKenzie
Reserves: 16. Nathan Harris, 17. Karl Tu’inukuafe, 18. Angus Ta’avao, 19. Brodie Retallick, 20. Dalton Papalii, 21. Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22. Richie Mo’unga, 23. Rieko Ioane

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