Cape Town - New Zealand have recalled flank Jerome Kaino to their
training camp ahead of facing South Africa, but he isn't set to feature in
Kaino, who has been dealing with off-field matters following
revelations about his private life, hasn't played in this year's Rugby
Liam Squire and Vaea Fifita have instead been involved as
starters, with the latter performing excellently against the Pumas last weekend.
Kaino though has been recalled this week as Fifita has a
shoulder issue, but assistant coach Ian Foster said the former won't be
"We've had on-going conversations with him," he
told the New Zealand Herald, with Kaino to play for Auckland against Southland
"He's had one game of Mitre 10 Cup and he'll have
another one as he's been out of the game for a little while. He's got to show
us he's in the right condition and shape to come back but it's great having him
"It was quite a starting debut wasn't it so he's a bit
sore," Foster added on the performance of Fifita. "We'll get a better
handle on it tomorrow."