Veteran scrumhalf Piri Weepu has been dumped from the All Blacks for the Rugby Championship, with the squad named on Sunday including one new face and marking the return of captain Richie McCaw.
New Zealand All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, pictured during the 2011 Rugby World Cup, in Auckland, on October 23, 2011. All Blacks squad was named on Sunday for the upcoming Rugby Championship, including one new face and marking the return of McCaw.
Weepu, whose 71 Tests make him New Zealand's second-most experienced scrumhalf behind Justin Marshall, has been forced to make way for newcomer TJ Perenara for the series involving South Africa, Australia and Argentina.
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