The All Blacks squad has today disassembled for a week following last night's Bledisloe Cup -winning 27-16 win over Australia in Wellington. The All Blacks squad will assemble in Hamilton next weekend to prepare for their next Investec Rugby Championship Test against Argentina on Saturday 7 September.
The players available to play ITM Cup rugby this week are as follows:
TJ Perenara, Jeremy Thrush (Wellington) and Francis Saili (North Harbour) for their match in Wellington on Wednesday 28 August. Saili will also be available for North Harbour's match against Northland in Auckland on Saturday 31 August.
Colin Slade and Luke Whitelock for Canterbury v Waikato, Christchurch, Thursday 29 August.
Frank Halai for Counties Manukau v Tasman, Auckland, Friday 30 August.
Keven Mealamu, Charles Piutau (Auckland) and Sam Cane (Bay of Plenty) for their match at Eden Park on Saturday 31 August.
Ben Franks for Hawke's Bay v Otago, Dunedin, Sunday 1 September.