17 May 2021

Rugby: All Blacks to square off against might of the Pacific

From Checkpoint, 6:11 pm on 17 May 2021

The All Blacks will play two tests against Fiji and one against Tonga in a rejigged July schedule.

The changes have been brought about following Italy's decision to pull out of their tour here because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The All Blacks will play Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on July 3 before taking on Fiji in Dunedin and Hamilton the following weekends.

Sports Editor Stephen Hewson has more.