Brodie Retallick The Latest: Scott Barrett into backrow in NZ’s only change

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TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

Scott Barrett will start in the backrow in the only change to New Zealand’s starting XV for the Rugby World Cup semifinal against England.

The versatile Barrett replaces Sam Cane on the blindside flank as the All Blacks bid to bolster the lineout. Barrett replaced Cane in a tactical change at halftime in New Zealand’s 46-14 win over Ireland in the quarterfinals last weekend.

He will join brother, fullback Beauden Barrett, in the starting XV. Another brother, Jordie Barrett, is on the reserves bench.

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