Even the All Black coach needs to try some things before a World Cup and it is clear to see in his selection for this weekend clash against the Springboks.
Richie Mo’unga and Beauden Barrett will both start for the All Blacks against South Africa. Mo’unga will start at 10 and Barrett at 15.
Hansen and Rassie has follow the same thinking with their teams the past two weeks with playing an almost second string side last week in round 1.
Only Barrett, Ben Smith and Brodie Retallick have been retained in the starting XV which beat Argentina in Buenos Aires last weekend.
Smith moves to right wing to accommodate Barrett’s switch to 15, while Retallick starts alongside Sam Whitelock at lock.
Sonny Bill Williams was deemed fit enough to start at second-five alongside Jack Goodhue, while the remainder of the backline sees Rieko Ioane recapture the left wing spot and TJ Perenara start at halfback.
All Blacks: Beauden Barrett, Ben Smith, Jack Goodhue, Sonny Bill Williams, Rieko Ioane, Richie Mo’unga, TJ Perenara, Kieran Read (c), Matt Todd, Shannon Frizell, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Owen Franks, Codie Taylor, Joe Moody.
Rplacements: Dane Coles, Ofa Tuungafasi, Angus Ta’avao, Vaea Fifita, Dalton Papalii, Aaron Smith, Anton Lienert-Brown, George Bridge.