It doesn’t get tougher or more challenging than playing in South Africa and against the Springboks, said Crusaders captain and All Blacks lock Scott Barrett.
Beauden Barrett and Anton Lienert-Brown will start as two of five changes to the All Blacks’ starting lineup for Sunday’s Bledisloe Test against the Wallabies at Eden Park.
Crusaders captain Scott Barrett has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season due to a foot injury.
Codie Taylor will lead the Crusaders in their Vodacom Super Rugby Aotearoa opener against the Hurricanes on Sunday in the injury-enforced absence of captain Scott Barrett.
The Crusaders have announced that lock Scott Barrett will captain the team as they look to defend their Super Rugby title in 2020.
Brothers Beauden, Scott and Jordie Barrett have revealed that they were granted compassionate leave after their grandfather Ted passed away a week before their victory over Ireland.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says the inclusion of utility forward Scott Barrett over regular openside flank Sam Cane is tactical and not based on form.
Scott Barrett will start at flank in the only change to the All Blacks’ starting lineup for their semi-final against England in Yokohama on Saturday.
All Blacks lock Scott Barrett has been suspended for three weeks after he was red-carded in Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with the Wallabies.
Scott Barrett has recovered from injury and will start for the All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup Test against the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday.