Depth Chart – New Zealand

This chart is 100% unofficial but attempts to reflect recent selection history as closely as possible. Check back for periodic updates that will be made as official squads are announced.

*last updated July 2, 2015

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1st choice

2nd choice

3rd choice

4th choice

 

1

Tony
Woodcock
(Blues)

Wyatt
Crockett
(Crusaders)

Joe
Moody
(Crusaders)

Pauliasi
Manu
(Chiefs)

 

2

Dane
Coles
(Hurricanes)

Keven
Mealamu
(Blues)

Hika
Elliot
(Chiefs)

Codie
Taylor
(Crusaders)

 

3

Owen
Franks
(Crusaders)

Charlie
Faumuina
(Blues)

Ben
Franks
(Hurricanes)

Nepo
Laulala
(Crusaders)

 

4

Brodie
Retallick
(Chiefs)

Patrick
Tu’ipulotu
(Blues)

Luke
Romano
(Crusaders)

James
Broadhurst
(Hurricanes)

 

5

Sam
Whitelock
(Crusaders)

Jeremy
Thrush
(Hurricanes)

Dominic
Bird
(Crusaders)

Josh
Bekhuis
(Blues)

 

6

Jerome
Kaino
(Blues)

Liam
Messam
(Chiefs)

Steven
Luatua
(Blues)

Blade
Thomson
(Hurricanes)

 

7

Richie
McCaw
(Crusaders)

Sam
Cane
(Chiefs)

Matt
Todd
(Crusaders)

Ardie
Savea
(Hurricanes)

 

8

Kieran
Read
(Crusaders)

Victor
Vito
(Hurricanes)

Brad
Shields
(Hurricanes)

Liam
Squire
(Chiefs)

 

9

Aaron
Smith
(Highlanders)

T.J.
Perenara
(Hurricanes)

Tawera
Kerr-Barlow
(Chiefs)

Andy
Ellis
(Crusaders)

 

10

Dan
Carter
(Crusaders)

Aaron
Cruden
(Chiefs)

Beauden
Barrett
(Hurricanes)

Lima
Sopoaga
(Highlanders)

 

11

Julian
Savea
(Hurricanes)

Waisake
Naholo
(Highlanders)

James
Lowe
(Chiefs)

Tevita
Li
(Blues)

 

12

Ma’a
Nonu
(Hurricanes)

Sonny Bill
Williams
(Chiefs)

Ryan
Crotty
(Crusaders)

George
Moala
(Blues)

 

13

Conrad
Smith
(Hurricanes)

Malakai
Fekitoa
(Highlanders)

Charlie
Ngatai
(Chiefs)

Seta
Tamanivalu
(Chiefs)

 

14

Ben
Smith
(Highlanders)

Cory
Jane
(Hurricanes)

Frank
Halai
(Blues)

Patrick
Osborne
(Highlanders)

 

15

Israel
Dagg
(Crusaders)

Charles
Piutau
(Blues)

Colin
Slade
(Crusaders)

Nehe
Milner-Skudder
(Hurricanes)

 

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  • Ben Aubrey

    Swap Dagg back to second choice because Ben Smith is clearly the number 1 fullback in the world at the moment.
    You can’t even debate that he isn’t it is that obvious.
    He is wasted at 14.