# Owen Franks

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# Wave Goodbye
Two-time World Cup winner set to retire
New Zealand legend Ben Franks has confirmed the the 2019/20 season will be his last.
# Rugby World Cup
Shock in All Blacks' World Cup squad as 108-cap Owen Franks dropped
Ngani Laumape and Liam Squire also miss out on a place on the plane.
# Changes
Big names dropped for All Blacks' 'must-win' Test
Owen Franks and Ben Smith will not feature in the Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia.
# Rehab
All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury
Israel Dagg will spend the rest of 2017 resting a knee injury after a stop-start year for the All Blacks and Crusaders.
# Staying Put
Owen Franks will not be joining his brother Ben in Europe
The prop has re-signed with New Zealand through the next World Cup.
# on a mission
'It's just really fortunate for us after the last performance that we get another shot'
The All Blacks are focused on the task in hand this week, but stress they are not purely motivated by revenge.
# bop
Owen Franks got lost under a Garryowen and was punished with howls of laughter
Justin Marshall never sounded more amused than he did in Canterbury this morning.
# Get carter
Rejuvenated Dan Carter back in All Blacks squad
The sabbatical is over for the talismanic No 10.
# Down Under
Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin
The All Blacks, who ran out 21-11 victors, remain unbeaten in the championship.
# First Test
Preview: Avoid front row woes and we will run the All Blacks very close
Hopes are high that Ireland can end a 107 year wait to beat the All Blacks but McCaw, Carter and Woodcock are not ones for rolling over.
# decisions
McCaw and Dagg among starters to face Australia
All Blacks coach Graham Henry has made a number of changes from the side that beat Argentina in last weekend’s quarter-final.
Huge hit forces van der Merwe to take the weekend off
WATCH: Crusaders’ Owen Franks smashes Bulls flanker Flip van der Merwe during last weekend’s Super Rugby clash.