International Rugby All Blacks release five players for provincial duty ahead of Bledisloe I

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While Ian Foster won't reveal his 23 to take on the Wallabies in the opening Bledisloe Cup test of the year until tomorrow, it's a safe bet that five players released for provincial duty this weekend won't feature for the All Blacks.

Tom Vinicombe by Tom Vinicombe