Fijian flyer Naholo returns to All Blacks starting list

Pulse Energy Highlanders winger and All Black Waisake Naholo. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU/FILE

FIJIAN flyer Waisake Naholo returns to the All Blacks starting line-up for the clash against Argentina in the Rugby Championship today.

Naholo earns his 23rd cap for the All Blacks where he has scored 14 tries for the world champions.

TJ Perenara earns his 50th test and will start at fly half pairing with Beauden Barrett.

Sonny Bill Williams makes a return to the starting line-up and will pair with Ryan Crotty at centre while Ben Smith will be at fullback.

The All Blacks play Argentina at 10am tomorrow while South Africa hosts Australia at 3.05am.

Team:

1. Karl Tu’inukuafe (7)
2. Codie Taylor (36)
3. Ofa Tuungafasi (20)
4. Samuel Whitelock (103) – captain
5. Scott Barrett (23)
6. Shannon Frizell (3)
7. Sam Cane (58)
8. Luke Whitelock (6)
9. TJ Perenara (49)
10. Beauden Barrett (67)
11. Rieko Ioane (18)
12. Sonny Bill Williams (47)
13. Ryan Crotty (39)
14. Waisake Naholo (22)
15. Ben Smith (72)
16. Nathan Harris (16)
17. Tim Perry (3)
18. Angus Ta’avao *
19. Patrick Tuipulotu (17)
20. Ardie Savea (29)
21. Aaron Smith (77)
22. Richie Mo’unga (2)
23. Anton Lienert-Brown (28)

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