All-Blacks all set for Rugby World Cup
New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup marketing campaign continues with a important fixture in opposition to Namibia on tonight because the All Blacks look to reply positively following their loss to France within the opening match of the event.
An outstanding second half show from the hosts helped them safe a 27-13 overcome Ian Foster’s facet and New Zealand will hope to get again on observe once they face a supposedly weaker Namibia facet who sit backside of Pool A.
Allister Coetzee’s facet slumped to a twenty third consecutive World Cup defeat once they have been hammered 52-8 of their opener in opposition to Italy. With Pool A that includes a bunch of robust groups, and with New Zealand needing to win to offset their loss to France, this match may show to be one other tough outing for the African staff.
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New Zealand vs Namibia line-ups
New Zealand XV: 15-Beauden Barrett, 14-Caleb Clarke, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-David Havili, 11-Leicester Fainga’anuku, 10-Damian McKenzie, 9-Cam Roigard, 1-Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 2-Samisoni Taukei’aho, 3-Nepo Laulala, 4-Brodie Retallick, 5-Sam Whitelock, 6-Luke Jacobson, 7-Dalton Papali’i, 8-Ardie Savea
Replacements: 16-Dane Coles, 17-Ethan de Groot, 18-Fletcher Newell, 19-Scott Barrett, 20-Tupou Vaa’i, 21-Aaron Smith, 22-Richie Mo’unga, 23-Rieko Ioane
Namibia XV: 15-Cliven Loubser,14-Gerswin Mouton, 13-Johan Deysel, 12-Le Roux Malan, 11-Divan Rossouw, 10-Tiaan Swanepoel, 9-Damian Stevens, 1-Jason Benade, 2-Torsten van Jaarsveld, 3-Johan Coetzee, 4-Johan Retief, 5-Tjiuee Uanivi, 6-Wian Conradie, 7-Prince Gaoseb, 8-Richard Hardwick
Replacements: 16-Louis van der Westhuizen, 17-Desiderius Sethie, 18-Haitembu Shifuka, 19-PJ Van Lill, 20-Adriaan Booysen, 21-Max Katjijeko, 22-Jacques Theron, 23-JC Greyling
Mike Jones15 September 2023 18:20
New Zealand vs Namibia staff information
There are 9 modifications to the beginning line-up from New Zealand’s opening loss to France with Nepo Laulala, Sam Whitelock, Dalton Papali’i, Ardie Savea, Beauden Barrett and Anton Lienert-Brown retaining their locations. Whitelock will equal Richie McCaw as probably the most capped All Black in take a look at historical past in his 148th match. He trails solely Alun Wyn Jones (171) as probably the most capped participant in world rugby.
All Blacks captain Sam Cane withdrew from the match versus France by means of harm as Ian Foster was pressured right into a back-row reshuffle that included an surprising begin for Tupou Vaa’i. Cane will miss out once more this week, with centre Jordie Barrett, prop Tyrel Lomax and flanker Shannon Frizell additionally sidelined. Barrett is again in coaching after a knee downside, however is unlikely to be risked in opposition to Namibia with harder video games to come back.
Namibia head coach Allister Coetzee has made solely three modifications to his beginning XV from their final recreation in opposition to Italy, handing Jason Benade and Prince Gaoseb a begin within the ahead pack with Le Roux Malan slotting into the backline.
Mike Jones15 September 2023 18:10
How to observe New Zealand vs Namibia
New Zealand vs Namibia is because of kick off at 8pm BST on Friday 15 September on the Stadium de Toulouse.
Viewers within the United Kingdom can watch the match dwell on ITV4, with protection on the channel from 7.15pm BST. Registered customers may stream the motion by way of ITVX.
Mike Jones15 September 2023 18:00
New Zealand vs Namibia
Good night and welcome to The Independent’s protection of tonight’s Rugby World Cup motion.
New Zealand face Namibia in Pool A needing to win to correctly get their marketing campaign going following a gap day defeat to the event hosts France.
The All Blacks have been crushed 27-13 by Les Bleus who scored two second half tries to take the sport away from Ian Foster’s staff. That defeat leaves them third in Pool A however they’ve the prospect to maneuver up the desk if they’ll sweep Namibia apart tonight.
For their half, Namibia have been effectively crushed by Italy who trounced them 52-8 within the first week of fixtures. The African facet will likely be hoping for a greater exhibiting tonight however New Zealand are notoriously tough to beat and will show to be too robust for them.
We’ll have all of the staff information and updates all through the night so stick round.
Mike Jones15 September 2023 17:02