- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 7:40AM
Twelve All Blacks have been released for Mitre 10 Cup duties this week.
Friday's fixture between Southland and Auckland will feature the most All Blacks with Lima Sopoaga, Patrick Tuipolotu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Charlie Faumuina and Rieko Ioane all released.
Canterbury will have a trio of players available with Luke Romano, Ryan Crotty and Codie Taylor all given a chance to get some game time.
Damian McKenzie, Liam Coltman, Seta Tamanivalu and James Parsons have also been released.
Injury replacements Coltman, Tamanivalu and McKenzie will all reassemble with the All Blacks squad.
via Radio Sport
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