Some of the Crusaders currently celebrating their super rugby title have been named in Steve Hansen's rugby championship squad. 

One cap first five Richie Mo'unga has been included while Tim Perry and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi the only uncapped players.

Hooker Dane Coles has been selected despite his reoccurring concussion issues and is expected to reappear later in the season. The side also sees the return of skipper Kieran Read and Brodie Retallick.

The Blacks play Aussie next weekend in Sydney.

 

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