31 May 2009

Brothers in Junior All Blacks

3:10 pm on 31 May 2009

Two sets of brothers have been named in the Junior All Blacks team, New Zealand's second top side.

The Canterbury props Owen Franks and older brother Ben Franks are named, as is utility back Tamiti Ellison along with his younger brother and prop Jacob Ellison.

There are eight All Blacks in the Juniors team.

The team is:

Ryan Crotty, Israel Dagg, Aled de Malmanche, Tom Donnelly, Jason Eaton, Hikawera Elliot, Jacob Ellison, Tamati Ellison, Bryn Evans, Ben Franks, Owen Franks, Robert Fruean, Hosea Gear, Sione Lauaki, Karl Lowe, Luke McAlister, Jamie Mackintosh, Lelia Masaga, Alby Mathewson, Rene Ranger, Colin Slade, Chris Smylie, Jeremy Thrush, Anthony Tuitavake, George Whitelock, Victor Vito.