Veteran All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has made his first appearance at an All Blacks training since returning to New Zealand last month to deal with a "personal matter".
Kaino, who hasn't played a Test since the third Lions Test in July, has rejoined the national team ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with the Springboks in Albany.
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The 34-year-old left the team in Sydney ahead of their first Bledisloe Test against the Wallabies last month to deal with family matters after it was reported he had allegedly had an affair.
It's uncertain what role Kaino will play for either the All Blacks or his provincial side Auckland, who he made a rare appearance last week in his return to the rugby field starting at No.8.
The All Blacks announce their matchday squad to face the South Africans on Thursday morning.