- Publish Date
- Thursday, 24 May 2018, 2:24PM
Last week the All Blacks squad for the 2018 Steinlager series was announced. Included in the squad were 2 new players Jordan Taufua from the Crusaders and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi from the Chiefs.
This was alongside longtime squad members, Aaron Smith, Beauden Barrett, Ben Smith, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Owen Franks and Sonny Bill Williams.
In the official announcement, they said they had chosen "A mixture of world-class experience and exciting younger talent are the features of the All Blacks squad named today by selectors Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Grant Fox for the three-Test Steinlager Series against France".
Making the All Blacks is one of the highest achievements in Rugby, it's what every kid dreams of when they're younger. So of course, when Sonny Bill was announced in the squad, he wanted to tell his family and celebrate.
The best part, when he told his daughters...
I'm sure they actually were extremely proud of you SBW! Just like us!