Jordie at 15 for All Blacks

Jordie Barrett will start at fullback in Saturday's decisive third Test between the All Blacks and British & Irish Lions in Auckland.

The 20-year-old will make his first Test start in his second appearance for the All Blacks, with Israel Dagg moving to the right wing and Julian Savea returning on the left.

Ngani Laumape starts at inside centre, while Malakai Fekitoa, who was called into the squad this week, is on the bench as midfield cover.

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The match will be a special milestone for a number of players.

Captain Kieran Read will play his 100th Test and 25th as captain, after making his Test debut in 2008, and become the seventh All Blacks centurion after Richie McCaw, Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Mils Muliaina.

Aaron Cruden and Charlie Faumuina are expected to play their 50th Tests from the bench.

'This final match in the series is going to be a cracker,' All Blacks coach Steven Hansen said. 'It's the series we expected it to be, as the Lions have quality players. It now comes down to this Saturday – the winner takes all – and that'll create its own unique pressures and it's going to be interesting to see how both sides cope with it.'

All Blacks – 15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Israel Dagg, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Ngani Laumape, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Kieran Read (c), 7 Sam Cane, 6 Jerome Kaino, 5 Samuel Whitelock, 4 Brodie Retallick, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Joe Moody.
Subs: 16 Nathan Harris, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Charlie Faumuina, 19 Scott Barrett, 20 Ardie Savea, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Aaron Cruden, 23 Malakai Fekitoa.

Lions team

Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images

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