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Player ratings: Youngsters shine

A fantastic first half performance by many of the second stringers set up a comfortable 58-14 victory for the All Blacks

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Andrew Howitt rates the New Zealand players!

15 Colin Slade: Player ratings: Youngsters shine

Had a fairly solid game. Provided a try assist for Victor Vito. 

5/10 

14 Nehe Milner-Skudder

Had an extremely impressive first half , he busted a lot of tackles along with scored two tries. An impressive performance by the youngster 

9/10

13 Malakai Fekitoa

Scored a try from Sonny Bill Williams offload, often isolated himself in play. A fairly average performance by the centre.

6/10

12 Sonny Bill Williams

Had a great game, broke the Namibian line numerous times along with putting team mates into gaps from his fantastic offloads.

8/10

11 Julian Savea

Scored two tries but he did not have the greatest of games. He fumbled the ball a couple times. I expected a better performance.

6/10

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10 Beauden Barrett

Had a great game , his kicking was fairly average but ball in hand play which resulted in a fantastic try was special.

8/10

9 TJ Perenara

Fairly quiet, threw a couple loose passes. It wasnt TJ Perenaras best game.

4/10

8 Victor Vito

Started the game like a house on fire with some great line-out takes and also scored a try. He kind of faded as the game went on though.

7/10

7 Sam Cane

High work rate as per usual. Did not do much with the ball in hand. None the less, a solid game from the flank.

6/10

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6 Jerome Kaino 

Did not do much besides clean out at the rucks.

5/10

5 Samuel Whitelock

An extremely average game from the big man, did not do much besides assist at cleaning out at the rucks.

5/10

4 Luke Romano

Involved a lot, had plenty of runs, some decent tackles and had a solid game.

7/10

3 Charlie Faumuina

Absolutely dominated the Namibians at scrumtime along with had a couple decent runs. Good performance

8/10

2 Codie Taylor

The hooker had a fantastic game, he threw well at the lineout, ran well when he had the ball and thoughroughly deserved to score a try also

8/10

1 Ben Franks

Again, the Props were great. They absolutely dominated Namibia up front. A solid game by Ben Franks.

7/10

Replacements:

16 Kevin Mealamu:

Not used.

17 Wyatt Crocket (on for Faumuina, 63 mins)

Slotted in the front row which saw New Zealand continue to dominate in the front row, not much more.

5/10

18 Tony Woodcock:

Not used.

19 Kieran Read (On for Whitelock , 55 mins)

Slotted in well in the lock position and got involved at the lineouts along with ball in hand. Read also provided a try assist for Ben Smith

7/10

20 Richie Mccaw (On for Kaino, 65 mins):

Not enough time to be rated

21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow (On for Perenara, 48 mins)

Kerr-Barlow had a fairly decent game. He passed well from the base and had a couple decent runs. Solid performance

6/10

22 Ma'a Nonu (On for Williams, 62 mins): 

Did not do much, besides one run which broke the line. Considering opportunities I will give him a average score.

5/10

23 Ben Smith (On for Slade, 55 mins)

Solid game by Mr reliable, Smith scored a try also. Did nothing fantastic but had a solid reliable performance

6/10

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