Fullback
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
PT Walsh 19y 120d v Australia Dunedin 3 Sep 1955 Details
G Nepia 19y 190d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 1 Nov 1924 Details
I Toeava 19y 315d v Scotland Murrayfield 26 Nov 2005 Details
CM Cullen 20y 116d v Samoa Napier 7 Jun 1996 Details
JM Barrett 20y 143d v Lions Auckland 8 Jul 2017 Details
HT Lilburne 20y 169d v South Africa Cape Town 1 Sep 1928 Details
JTH Colman 20y 201d v Australia Brisbane 3 Aug 1907 Details
JE Cuthill 21y 13d v Australia Wellington 6 Sep 1913 Details
JF Karam 21y 11d v Wales Cardiff 2 Dec 1972 Details
GJL Cooper 21y 18d v France Christchurch 28 Jun 1986 Details

Wing
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
JT Lomu 19y 45d v France Christchurch 26 Jun 1994 Details
JJP Kirwan 19y 183d v France Christchurch 16 Jun 1984 Details
WJ Mitchell 19y 211d v Australia Sydney 27 Jun 1910 Details
BG Williams 19y 295d v South Africa Pretoria 25 Jul 1970 Details
JT Rokocoko 20y 8d v England Wellington 14 Jun 2003 Details
JW Wilson 20y 27d v Scotland Murrayfield 20 Nov 1993 Details
CR Innes 20y 55d v Wales Cardiff 4 Nov 1989 Details
RE Ioane 20y 98d v Lions Auckland 24 Jun 2017 Details
CM Gilray 20y 169d v Australia Dunedin 2 Sep 1905 Details
L Stohr 20y 224d v Australia Sydney 25 Jun 1910 Details

Centre
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
E Wrigley 19y 79d v Australia Dunedin 2 Sep 1905 Details
PT Walsh 19y 106d v Australia Wellington 20 Aug 1955 Details
JAS Baird 19y 270d v Australia Dunedin 13 Sep 1913 Details
BG Williams 19y 330d v South Africa Port Elizabeth 29 Aug 1970 Details
MF Nicholls 20y 31d v South Africa Dunedin 13 Aug 1921 Details
WM Osborne 20y 51d v Scotland Auckland 14 Jun 1975 Details
BJ Robertson 20y 132d v Australia Wellington 19 Aug 1972 Details
I Toeava 20y 160d v Argentina Buenos Aires 24 Jun 2006 Details
RC Moreton 20y 207d v Australia Wellington 25 Aug 1962 Details
WK Little 20y 245d v Scotland Dunedin 16 Jun 1990 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
TN Wolfe 19y 275d v France Auckland 22 Jul 1961 Details
WM Geddes 20y 123d v Australia Dunedin 13 Sep 1913 Details
HT Lilburne 20y 155d v South Africa Port Elizabeth 18 Aug 1928 Details
AH Clarke 20y 209d v Australia Auckland 20 Sep 1958 Details
RS Black 20y 329d v Australia Sydney 18 Jul 1914 Details
WA Davies 20y 346d v South Africa Port Elizabeth 27 Aug 1960 Details
RG Bowers 21y 65d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 9 Jan 1954 Details
AJD Mauger 21y 212d v Fiji Wellington 29 Jun 2002 Details
AW Cruden 21y 246d v Australia Sydney 11 Sep 2010 Details
CJ Spencer 21y 250d v Argentina Wellington 21 Jun 1997 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
CR Laidlaw 20y 84d v France Colombes 8 Feb 1964 Details
PAT Weepu 21y 74d v Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Nov 2004 Details
BS Sadler 21y 118d v Scotland Murrayfield 23 Nov 1935 Details
LT Savage 21y 149d v South Africa Cape Town 16 Jul 1949 Details
LJ Townsend 21y 170d v Australia Wellington 20 Aug 1955 Details
HE Nicholls 21y 204d v South Africa Dunedin 13 Aug 1921 Details
JS Haig 21y 281d v Australia Dunedin 14 Sep 1946 Details
GF Burgess 21y 347d v Australia Dunedin 2 Sep 1905 Details
MMN Corner 22y 0d v Britain Christchurch 5 Jul 1930 Details
MW Donaldson 22y 5d v France Toulouse 11 Nov 1977 Details

Prop
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
WC Francis 19y 221d v Australia Dunedin 13 Sep 1913 Details
MW Irwin 20y 191d v Australia Wellington 20 Aug 1955 Details
KK Lambert 20y 289d v England Twickenham 6 Jan 1973 Details
CJ Hayman 21y 221d v Argentina Christchurch 23 Jun 2001 Details
OT Franks 21y 221d v South Africa Durban 1 Aug 2009 Details
KL Skinner 21y 234d v South Africa Cape Town 16 Jul 1949 Details
TD Woodcock 21y 300d v Wales Millennium Stadium 23 Nov 2002 Details
WJ Whineray 21y 319d v Australia Sydney 25 May 1957 Details
IF Afoa 22y 27d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 12 Nov 2005 Details
FS McAtamney 22y 81d v South Africa Wellington 4 Aug 1956 Details

Hooker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
RC Hemi 20y 218d v Wales Cardiff 19 Dec 1953 Details
HR Reid 22y 74d v Australia Sydney 21 Jun 1980 Details
NP Harris 22y 238d v USA Chicago 1 Nov 2014 Details
AD Oliver 22y 284d v England Dunedin 20 Jun 1998 Details
CR Flynn 22y 292d v Tonga Brisbane 24 Oct 2003 Details
SBT Fitzpatrick 23y 24d v France Christchurch 28 Jun 1986 Details
TE Willis 23y 49d v Italy Hamilton 8 Jun 2002 Details
IB Irvine 23y 184d v Australia Christchurch 6 Sep 1952 Details
KF Mealamu 23y 248d v Wales Millennium Stadium 23 Nov 2002 Details
AK Hore 24y 57d v England Twickenham 9 Nov 2002 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
MSB Cooksley 21y 7d v World XV Christchurch 18 Apr 1992 Details
BA Retallick 21y 9d v Ireland Auckland 9 Jun 2012 Details
BM Mika 21y 167d v France Stade de France 16 Nov 2002 Details
AJ Williams 21y 193d v England Twickenham 9 Nov 2002 Details
GW Whetton 21y 271d v South Africa Auckland 12 Sep 1981 Details
PT Tuipulotu 21y 282d v USA Chicago 1 Nov 2014 Details
ERG Steere 21y 346d v Britain Dunedin 21 Jun 1930 Details
NA Wilson 22y 19d v Anglo-Welsh Dunedin 6 Jun 1908 Details
SL Whitelock 22y 25d v England Twickenham 6 Nov 2010 Details
CE Meads 22y 81d v Australia Wellington 23 Aug 1958 Details

Flanker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
GR Hines 19y 276d v Australia Sydney 12 Jul 1980 Details
SJ Cane 20y 162d v Ireland Hamilton 23 Jun 2012 Details
J Collins 20y 231d v Argentina Christchurch 23 Jun 2001 Details
KW Stewart 20y 255d v England Auckland 15 Sep 1973 Details
RH Ward 20y 286d v Australia Dunedin 12 Sep 1936 Details
RH McCaw 20y 321d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 17 Nov 2001 Details
CE Meads 20y 356d v Australia Sydney 25 May 1957 Details
DR Papali'i 21y 23d v Japan Tokyo 3 Nov 2018 Details
CE Seeling 21y 91d v Britain Wellington 13 Aug 1904 Details
KR Tremain 21y 175d v Lions Wellington 15 Aug 1959 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
XJ Rush 21y 47d v Australia Sydney 29 Aug 1998 Details
MR Brewer 21y 234d v France Christchurch 28 Jun 1986 Details
IA Kirkpatrick 22y 29d v Australia Brisbane 22 Jun 1968 Details
VM Yates 22y 37d v France Auckland 22 Jul 1961 Details
IN MacEwan 22y 95d v South Africa Wellington 4 Aug 1956 Details
JG Rankin 22y 204d v Australia Wellington 5 Sep 1936 Details
KF Meates 22y 206d v Australia Wellington 13 Sep 1952 Details
TC Randell 22y 221d v Fiji North Shore City 14 Jun 1997 Details
J Collins 22y 229d v Wales Hamilton 21 Jun 2003 Details
TC Metcalfe 23y 50d v Australia Sydney 2 Jul 1932 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Opposition Ground Date Match
RE Ioane (W) 19y 239d v Italy Rome 12 Nov 2016 Details
MJ Berry (FH) 20y 55d v Australia Auckland 6 Sep 1986 Details
JM Barrett (FB) 20y 121d v Samoa Auckland 16 Jun 2017 Details
SJ Cane (N8) 20y 155d v Ireland Christchurch 16 Jun 2012 Details
BAC Atiga (C) 20y 172d v Tonga Brisbane 24 Oct 2003 Details
I Toeava (UB) 20y 174d v Australia Christchurch 8 Jul 2006 Details
KK Lambert (P) 20y 268d v Scotland Murrayfield 16 Dec 1972 Details
BA Retallick (L) 21y 23d v Ireland Hamilton 23 Jun 2012 Details
BJ Barrett (FH) 21y 27d v Ireland Hamilton 23 Jun 2012 Details
WM Osborne (C) 21y 112d v South Africa Bloemfontein 14 Aug 1976 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 South Africa at Yokohama, Rugby World Cup, Sep 21, 2019 [0-0]
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Rugby Championship, Sep 15, 2018 [34-36 FT]
New Zealand v Argentina at Nelson, Rugby Championship, Sep 8, 2018 [46-24 FT]