Factbox - New Zealand v Wales second test


  • Rugby
  • Thursday, 16 Jun 2016

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Factbox on international test between New Zealand and Wales on Saturday:

When: June 18, 7:35 pm local (0735 GMT)

Where: Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington (Capacity 40,000)

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Assistants: Jerome Garces (France), Wayne Barnes (England)

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen

Captain: Kieran Read

Team: 15-Israel Dagg, 14-Ben Smith, 13-Malakai Fekitoa, 12-Ryan Crotty, 11-Waisake Naholo, 10-Aaron Cruden, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read (captain), 7-Sam Cane, 6-Jerome Kaino, 5-Sam Whitelock, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Owen Franks, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Joe Moody.

Replacements: 16-Nathan Harris, 17-Wyatt Crockett, 18-Charlie Faumuina, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Ardie Savea, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Beauden Barrett, 23-Seta Tamanivalu

WALES

World ranking: 6

Coach: Warren Gatland

Captain: Sam Warburton

Team: 15-Rhys Patchell, 14-Liam Williams, 13-Jonathan Davies, 12-Jamie Roberts, 11-Hallam Amos, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Rhys Webb, 8-Taulupe Faletau, 7-Sam Warburton (captain), 6-Ross Moriarty, 5-Alun Wyn Jones, 4-Luke Charteris, 3-Samson Lee, 2-Ken Owens, 1-Gethin Jenkins

Replacements: 16-Scott Baldwin, 17-Rob Evans, 18-Tomas Francis, 19-Bradley Davies, 20-Ellis Jenkins, 21-Gareth Davies, 22-Rhys Priestland, 23-Scott Williams

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 31

New Zealand wins: 28

Wales wins: 3

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2016 New Zealand 39 Wales 21 Auckland

2014 Wales 16 New Zealand 34 Cardiff

2012 Wales 10 New Zealand 33 Cardiff

2010 Wales 25 New Zealand 37 Cardiff

2010 New Zealand 29 Wales 10 Hamilton

SERIES (New Zealand lead 1-0)

First test June 11 New Zealand won 39-21 at Eden Park

Third test June 25 Otago Regional Stadium, Dunedin

(Compiled by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by xxxxxxxx)

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