Patrick Tuipulotu also makes his return in Steve Hansen's 28-man squad for the trip to Buenos Aires.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had the people at the media press conference laughing after urging reporters to write, "be Barrett… Taranaki."
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had the media staff laughing after his suggestions to reporters on what to write: "be Barrett… Taranaki."
Smith played down his efforts in setting up the first try against the Springboks in Albany.
The All Blacks' prop was on a mission after criticism from rugby writer Marc Hinton.
Injuries, sabbaticals and absences have forced the world champions to dig deep into their reserve of players ahead of this weekend's match.