Oct 30, 2014
Saracens USA duo to face the All Blacks
USA Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has named Saracens duo Hayden Smith and Chris Wyles in his 23-man squad to face the All Blacks in a historic match at a sold-out Soldier Field in Chicago, on Saturday.
Hayden Smith joins fellow Premiership player Eric Fry and Samu Manoa in a pack contains former Saracens trialist, hooker Phil Thiel and Seattle Saracens prop Olive Kilifi.
Chris Wyles will earn his 45th cap at full back, with Leicester Tigers back Blaine Scully joining him in the back three. Seattle Saracens duo Louis Stanfill and Shalom Suniula take their place on the bench.
The game will take place in Chicago, where Saracens toured during pre-season.
Men's Eagles | Starting XV
1. Eric Fry, 2. Phil Thiel, 3. Olive Kilifi, 4. Samu Manoa, 5. Hayden Smith, 6. Todd Clever (C), 7. Scott Lavalla, 8. Danny Barrett; 9. Mike Petri, 10. Adam Siddall; 11. Brett Thompson, 12. Andrew Suniula, 13. Seamus Kelly, 14. Blaine Scully; 15. Chris Wyles.
16. Tom Coolican, 17. Nick Wallace, 18. Mate Moeakiola, 19. Tai Tuisamoa, 20. Louis Stanfill, 21. Shalom Suniula, 22. Folau Niua, 23. Troy Hall.
New Zealand All Blacks | Starting XV
1. Joe Moody, 2. Nathan Harris, 3. Charlie Faumuina, 4. Jeremy Thrush, 5. Patrick Tuipulotu, 6. Victor Vito, 7. Sam Cane, 8. Kieran Read (C); 9. TJ Perenara, 10. Aaron Cruden, 11. Charles Piutau, 12. Sonny Bill Williams, 13. Ryan Crotty, 14. Cory Jane; 15. Israel Dagg.