12 Aug 2013

Ryan Crotty called into All Blacks squad as injury cover

1:30 pm on 12 August 2013

The Canterbury and Crusaders midfielder Ryan Crotty has been called into the All Blacks squad as injury cover.

Crotty's joined the squad in Wellington as they prepare for the the Bledisloe Cup match against Australia in Sydney next Saturday.

Francis Saili suffered a strain to his left ankle in the All Blacks' training match on Friday, putting him out of action for at least a week.