All Blacks team to play Samoa on Friday

Interesting facts
• The All Blacks matchday 23 has a total of 871 Test caps.
• This will be the seventh Test match between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa. The last Test was the closely-fought contest in Apia in 2015 which the All Blacks won 25-16.
• Beauden Barrett currently has 297 Test points and is poised to be the fifth All Black to score 300 Test points.
• Winger Julian Savea has scored 45 Test tries, just four behind Doug Howlett’s record of 49 tries.
• Prop Wyatt Crockett currently has a world record 47 consecutive tests without defeat.
All Blacks team to take on Samoa
1. Joe Moody (24)
2. Codie Taylor (15)
3. Owen Franks (90)
4. Brodie Retallick (60)
5. Samuel Whitelock (84)
6. Jerome Kaino (77)
7. Sam Cane (40)
8. Ardie Savea (12)
9. Aaron Smith (58)
10. Beauden Barrett (49)
11. Julian Savea (52)
12. Sonny Bill Williams (33)
13. Anton Lienert-Brown (9)
14. Israel Dagg (61)
15. Ben Smith – captain (60)
Replacements
16. Nathan Harris (4)
17. Wyatt Crockett (58)
18. Charlie Faumuina (46)
19. Scott Barrett (4)
20. Vaea Fifita*
21. T J Perenara (29)
22. Lima Sopoaga (6)
23. Jordie Barrett *
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