By Brian McBrideAuckland, New Zealand – The New Zealand All Blacks have had their share of injuries and suspensions this season, but the team’s star player, Ma’a Nonu, was not one of them.
His absence has not been felt in the All Blacks’ performance against the Warriors in Auckland on Sunday, where the All Black side dominated the first half to record a 29-3 victory.
The win for the All-Stars, which came on the back of a 34-17 win over the Warriors, was their seventh of the season.
In contrast, the All Green Bay Packers have scored only 14 points, losing to the Broncos by one point in Perth on Saturday.
The loss to Warriors, who were led by the brilliant James Tedesco, saw them drop to 19th in the NRL table.
The All Blacks will look to rebound in the second half of the weekend, where they face the reigning premiers, the Broncos.