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Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
CP Farrell 21y 91d New Zealand v Lions Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details
BW Wilson 21y 130d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 30 Jul 1977 Details
JPR Williams 22y 116d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
JF Karam 23y 205d New Zealand v Scotland Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
PE McLean 24y 318d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Aug 1978 Details
BH Hay 25y 22d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
PA Rossborough 25y 77d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
LW Mains 25y 144d New Zealand v Lions Christchurch 10 Jul 1971 Details
RN Lendrum 25y 177d New Zealand v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
AR Irvine 25y 275d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
BJ Moon 19y 320d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Aug 1978 Details
JC Bevan 20y 241d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
BG Williams 20y 280d New Zealand v Lions Christchurch 10 Jul 1971 Details
BA Hunter 20y 283d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
KR Carrington 20y 296d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
F Costes 22y 10d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
GB Batty 22y 15d New Zealand v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
PJ Squires 22y 42d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
SS Wilson 23y 28d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
NA Purvis 23y 126d New Zealand v Ireland Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
WM Osborne 20y 51d New Zealand v Scotland Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
MH Loffreda 20y 114d Argentina v NZ XV Dunedin 8 Sep 1979 Details
BJ Robertson 20y 132d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
GA Birkett 20y 255d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
BG Williams 20y 266d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
RM Madero 21y 54d Argentina v NZ XV Dunedin 8 Sep 1979 Details
GS Sims 21y 69d New Zealand v Australia Christchurch 2 Sep 1972 Details
D Codorniou 21y 144d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
HT Joseph 21y 319d New Zealand v Lions Christchurch 10 Jul 1971 Details
DR Burnet 21y 346d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
AC Melrose 19y 2d Australia v New Zealand Auckland 9 Sep 1978 Details
RL Fairfax 20y 143d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
RE Burgess 22y 92d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
KJ Wright 22y 130d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
JL Jaffray 22y 138d New Zealand v Australia Christchurch 2 Sep 1972 Details
MB Taylor 22y 316d New Zealand v France Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
GC Richardson 23y 138d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 2 Sep 1972 Details
BJ McKechnie 24y 307d New Zealand v Australia Auckland 9 Sep 1978 Details
JP Dougan 25y 241d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
B John 26y 171d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
JC Robbie 20y 201d Ireland v New Zealand Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details
MW Donaldson 22y 286d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
GO Edwards 23y 349d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
J Gallion 24y 101d France v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jul 1979 Details
GO Grey 24y 356d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
DB Williams 25y 232d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details
Y Lafarge 26y 172d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
JG Webster 27y 22d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
SM Going 27y 311d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
DW Morgan 28y 97d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
KK Lambert 21y 176d New Zealand v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
G Colomine 23y 361d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
JD Matheson 24y 142d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
D Dubroca 25y 80d France v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jul 1979 Details
PA Orr 25y 174d Ireland v New Zealand Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details
G Price 25y 206d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details
GJ Whiting 26y 76d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
WKTP Bush 26y 141d New Zealand v Scotland Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
FE Cotton 26y 255d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
BR Johnstone 26y 323d New Zealand v Lions Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
P Dintrans 22y 159d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
ME Freney 24y 101d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
CD Fisher 25y 169d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
PC Whelan 26y 34d Ireland v New Zealand Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details
AG Dalton 26y 276d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
PJ Wheeler 28y 225d Lions v New Zealand Christchurch 9 Jul 1977 Details
RW Norton 29y 88d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
JV Pullin 29y 237d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
RW Windsor 31y 138d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 18 Jun 1977 Details
PA Horton 33y 30d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
A Iachetti 22y 306d Argentina v NZ XV Dunedin 8 Sep 1979 Details
G Dumitru 23y 211d Romania v Junior ABs Wellington 30 Aug 1975 Details
GL Brown 23y 272d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 31 Jul 1971 Details
BD Stumbles 23y 361d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 2 Sep 1972 Details
RM Uttley 24y 4d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
G Fay 24y 130d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
PW McLean 24y 192d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
RA Smith 24y 219d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
PJ Whiting 24y 324d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
JA Callesen 25y 21d New Zealand v Scotland Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
KW Stewart 20y 255d New Zealand v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
AM McNaughton 20y 279d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
DL Quinnell 22y 70d Lions v New Zealand Wellington 31 Jul 1971 Details
DG Leslie 23y 61d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
AI Scown 23y 303d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
PD Sullivan 24y 153d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
A Neary 24y 294d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
GNK Mourie 24y 325d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 30 Jul 1977 Details
IA Kirkpatrick 25y 33d New Zealand v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
AA Shaw 25y 149d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
P Bors 21y 141d Romania v Junior ABs Wellington 30 Aug 1975 Details
C Beguerie 23y 346d France v New Zealand Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
BD Stumbles 24y 9d Australia v New Zealand Auckland 16 Sep 1972 Details
TM Davies 24y 199d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
P Salas 25y 133d France v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jul 1979 Details
AG Ripley 25y 288d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
G Cornelsen 25y 355d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details
WP Duggan 26y 85d Ireland v New Zealand Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details
WS Watson 26y 158d Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
GA Seear 26y 181d New Zealand v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1978 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
WG Graham (F) 22y 85d New Zealand v France Christchurch 7 Jul 1979 Details
TG Morrison (W) 22y 91d New Zealand v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
BD Stumbles (L) 23y 347d Australia v New Zealand Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
MG Duncan (C) 23y 357d New Zealand v Lions Wellington 31 Jul 1971 Details
RA Smith (L) 24y 233d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 2 Sep 1972 Details
BJ McKechnie (FB) 24y 293d New Zealand v Australia Christchurch 26 Aug 1978 Details
R Hopkins (SH) 24y 353d Lions v New Zealand Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
MJ Cooper (C) 25y 145d England v New Zealand Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
NM Taylor (W) 26y 214d New Zealand v Lions Auckland 13 Aug 1977 Details
G Richards (FB) 27y 118d Australia v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Aug 1978 Details

Only the player's first appearance listed; Only includes matches where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute.

Records include the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v France at Auckland, 2nd Test, Jul 14, 1979 [19-24 FT]
New Zealand v France at Christchurch, 1st Test, Jul 7, 1979 [23-9 FT]
New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, 3rd Test, Sep 9, 1978 [16-30 FT]