10 Nov 2008

Mathewson called into All Blacks squad for Grand Slam tour

12:41 pm on 10 November 2008

The Wellington halfback Alby Mathewson's been called into the All Black squad on their Grand Slam tour as a replacement for the injured Andy Ellis.

Ellis is returning home after tearing rib cartilidge in yesterday's win over Scotland.

With Auckland's Taniela Moa still recovering from ankle surgery, Mathewson was the next in line.