Junior All Blacks

The Junior All Blacks are a New Zealand rugby union team. However, they are no youth team, as one would expect by the name, but rather the B team behind the All Blacks. The Junior All Blacks took part from 2006 to 2009 at the Pacific Nations Cup and won this three times (2006, 2007, 2009 ), thus they are giants until today.

History

The first edition of the Pacific Nations Cup were invited along with the national teams of Fiji, Japan, Samoa and Tonga and New Zealand, and Australia. While the second team the Wallabies Australia A refused New Zealand despatched his second team.

Right at the first edition of the Cup of 2006, the Junior All Blacks won all the games and were superior to Cup winner. Despite the participation of Australia A in the following year the team remained undefeated and defending their title. In 2008, the New Zealand Rugby Union Team New Zealand Māori, which won in similarly dominant style of the tournament sent instead of the Junior All Blacks. 2009 returned the Junior All Blacks back into the tournament to win their third and final title unbeaten.

Then the team took no part more championship.

Selection of former players

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