The All Blacks must find a way to right their ship after some poor results and we break down some changes to get the best from their squad.
Patrick Tuipulotu has been called up to the All Blacks for cover in the second-row after veteran Sam Whitelock was ruled out with concussion.
South Africa back-row Pieter-Steph du Toit and New Zealand second-row Patrick Tuipulotu have signed deals with Toyota Verblitz in Japan.
Patrick Tuipulotu heads to Japan next year before coming home as part of a long-term deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Blues until 2025.
All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu has admitted that he is happy but also worried when it comes to new Super Rugby franchise Moana Pasifika.
All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu is relishing the prospect of captaining the North outfit when they face off with the South team on August 29.
The Blues have announced that All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu has been appointed as the team’s captain for the 2020 Super Rugby season.