14 Feb 2014

Three All Blacks re-sign with New Zealand Rugby

11:23 am on 14 February 2014

Three All Blacks and Super Rugby stars have re-signed with New Zealand Rugby.

Outside backs Cory Jane and Israel Dagg have inked deals with NZR and their respective Hurricanes and Crusaders franchises through to 2017, while Crusaders lock Luke Romano has re-signed through to 2016.

Jane and Dagg join All Blacks Kieran Read, Ben Smith and Samuel Whitelock who have all signed with New Zealand Rugby through to 2017, the same year the British and Irish Lions will tour New Zealand.

Together with Romano, they join a number of current and recent All Blacks who are signed with New Zealand Rugby, including hooker Dane Coles and midfielder Sonny Bill Williams (2016), captain Richie McCaw and fellow loose forwards Liam Messam, Sam Cane, Steven Luatua and Jerome Kaino, hooker Keven Mealamu, props Ben Franks, Wyatt Crockett and Ben Afeaki, locks Brodie Retallick and Jeremy Thrush, loose forward Luke Whitelock, halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow, first five-eighths Daniel Carter and Colin Slade, midfielders Ma'a Nonu and Francis Saili and outside backs Julian Savea and Charles Piutau (all signed to 2015).