With the All Blacks having a break this week ahead of the Test match against Argentina in New Plymouth on September 9, the following players have been released for Mitre 10 Cup duty.
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Auckland v Waikato, Wednesday 30 August: Akira Ioane (Auckland)
Bay of Plenty v Wellington, Thursday 31 August: Nathan Harris (BOP), Vaea Fifita and Jeffery Toomaga-Allen (Wellington)
Otago v Manawatu, Saturday 2 September: Ngani Laumape and Nehe Milner-Skudder (Manawatu)
Taranaki v Counties-Manukau, Saturday 2 September: Waisake Naholo (Taranaki)
Waikato v Tasman, Sunday 3 September: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Waikato), David Havili (Tasman)
After two rounds, defending champions Canterbury lead the Premiership ladder on a maximum 10 points while Wellington sit aloft the Championship ladder on 10 points also. Show your true colours and get your tickets here to cheer on your team!
Who are your picks for #Mitre10Cup Round 3? pic.twitter.com/TERYMFIYCy— Mitre10 Cup (@Mitre10Cup) August 27, 2017