16 Aug 2009

Daniel Carter named in Al;l Blacks squad

6:02 pm on 16 August 2009

As predicted Daniel Carter has been included in the All Blacks squad heading to Australia today to prepare for their Tri/Nations Bledisloe Cup match against Australia next week.

But Hurricanes half back Piri Weepu who injured his ankle during their one day training camp in Auckland this week has been left out.

The rest are John Afoa, Jimmy Cowan, Wyatt Crockett, Aled de Malmanche, Stephen Donald, Jason Eaton, Owen Franks, Andrew Hore, Cory Jane, Jerome Kaino, Tanerau Latimer, Brendon Leonard, Luke McAlister, Richie McCaw, Mils Muliaina, Ma'a Nonu, Kieran Read, Josevata Rokocoko, Isaac Ross, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Conrad Smith, Rodney So'oialo, Brad Thorn and Tony Woodcock, with Tamati Ellison also remaining with the All Blacks squad.

The team to play Australia will be named on Tuesday.