Nelson — The battered and bruised All Blacks listed Sonny Bill Williams as a possible starter against SA this week after he spent three months sidelined with a shoulder injury. Concussion-prone Ryan Crotty was also declared fit to go, and lock Patrick Tuipulotu earned a recall on news that Brodie Retallick and Ngani Laumape would be out for several weeks after being injured in Saturday’s hard-fought 46-24 win over Argentina in Nelson. Retallick could be out for up to six weeks with a shoulder injury while Laumape, who was brought into the squad as injury cover, faces missing three weeks with a damaged knee. But coach Steve Hansen said Crotty and Sam Cane have recovered from head knocks suffered against Australia early in the Rugby Championship, while Rieko Ioane — recovering from a hamstring injury — and Williams are also in the frame for selection. Crotty and Cane could have played against Argentina "but we chose to give them another week", Hansen said on Sunday. "Sonny, he’ll get ...

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