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Another late setback? All Blacks star in doubt for second test

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Caleb Clarke looks to pass the ball at All Blacks training this week

The matchday 23 features another new All Black with prop Alex Hodgman set to make his Test debut from the bench.

Barrett replaces Damian McKenzie while Rieko Ioane, another ball spilling villain from Wellington, is demoted to the bench with Anton Lienert-Brown taking his place at outside centre.

All Blacks - 15 Beauden Barrett, 14 Jordie Barrett, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Jack Goodhue, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Richie Mo'unga, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Sam Cane (c), 6 Shannon Frizell, 5 Tupou Vaa'i, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu 3 Ofa Tu'ungafasi, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Joe Moody.

Caleb Clarke will make his first Test start on the left wing in place of George Bridge, who has been sidelined for up to six weeks with a chest injury.

Beauden Barrett resumes his position at fullback after his late withdrawal last week, with Damien McKenzie on the bench.

"He's a really good leader and lineout forward and we think all those elements are important this week", Rennie said of Hanigan, who has played 20 Tests for the Wallabies.

"It was our first test together last weekend and while there were some aspects of our game that we were pretty excited about, especially around our set piece, we didn't get the performance that we wanted", Foster said.

"We need to be smarter with our ball and more focused defensively".

The bench has also been comprehensively boosted by the return of Scott Barrett, who is back after a four-month injury layoff.

"The Bledisloe series is back to square one and starts again this weekend, which is exciting".

"Definitely there's the hype of Eden Park - The Fortress - but the mindset for us is it's just another field, just another game, just another place we're going to play", Paenga-Amosa said.

"The All Blacks will want to respond after last week but we've got a lot more in us too".

Vaai and Clarke, who made their debuts last week as replacements, are making their first Test start in their second outing.

The All Blacks and Australia will be playing their 168th test against each other.

Sunday's rematch between New Zealand and Australia in Auckland is a second chance of sorts for a number of key All Blacks.

The All Blacks' performance mirrored the World Cup semifinal in Yokohama previous year when they were thoroughly outplayed by a harder and tougher England pack.

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