Two Tongans for All Blacks – France squad

All Blacks 32-man squad has two Tongan Aucklander Charles Piutau (21), and Chiefs and North Harbour prop Ben Afeaki (25).

Charles (Salesi Tu'ipulotu) Piutau  is a younger brother of Yamaha Jubilo centre Siale Piutau who is also representing Tonga on its ‘Ikale-Tahi PNC Tournament 2013.

Ben Afeaki's regular playing position is prop and represents the Chiefs in Super Rugby and North Harbour in the ITM Cup.

Ben attended Sacred Heart College, Auckland and Charles attended Wesley College.

The last Tongan to play in the All Blacks was Sione Lauaki who had his final game in 2008.  

All Blacks vs France

1ST TEST, All Blacks v France, Saturday 8 June, Eden Park, Auckland.

2ND TEST, All Blacks v France, Saturday 15 June, AMI Stadium (Addington), Christchurch.

3RD TEST, All Blacks v France, Saturday 22 June, Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth

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