6 Nov 2020

All Blacks Bledisloe test naming completes redemption story for Akira Ioane

From Morning Report, 7:41 am on 6 November 2020

The All Blacks have named four debutants to take on the Wallabies in tomorrow night's fourth Bledisloe Cup test in Brisbane, and while it will be a special occasion for all of them, for one player, it completes a tale of redemption.

Akira Ioane will make his test debut at blindside, two years after he played his first and only game for the All Blacks.

Rugby reporter Joe Porter has more.