England v New Zealand, Twickenham, November 21
All Blacks draft in Carter and Woodcock
Scrum.com
November 18, 2009

New Zealand coach Graham Henry has recalled his big-guns to face England at Twickenham, with Dan Carter returning to the fly-half berth after serving his one-week suspension.

He partners Jimmy Cowan at halfback, Andy Ellis dropping to the bench following last weekend's win in Italy and Mike Delany missing out on the 22. Tony Woodcock will also win his first cap on tour after recovering from a back problem and he is joined in the front-row by Owen Franks.

Tom Donnelly and Brad Thorn start in the second-row while Adam Thomson has beaten Jerome Kaino to the blindside jersey. Richie McCaw and Kieran Read return to complete the back-row.

Zac Guildford will win his second cap on the wing alongside fullback Mils Muliaina and Sitiveni Sivivatu. Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu are called back to the centres. On the bench, Corey Flynn and Aled de Malmanche have been bracketed together as hooker cover as Flynn continues his recovery from a hamstring strain.

"It doesn't get much bigger than England at Twickenham," said coach Graham Henry. "It will be another fantastic challenge for the All Blacks. We are focused on preparing well this week and looking forward to playing a determined England side."

New Zealand: Mils Muliaina; Zac Guildford, Conrad Smith, Ma'a Nonu, Sitiveni Sivivatu; Dan Carter, Jimmy Cowan; Tony Woodcock, Andrew Hore, Owen Franks, Brad Thorn, Tom Donnelly, Adam Thomson, Richie McCaw (capt), Kieran Read

Replacements: Corey Flynn/Aled de Malmanche, John Afoa, Anthony Boric, Jerome Kaino, Andy Ellis, Stephen Donald, Tamati Ellison

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