ALL BLACKS and Chiefs loose forward Liam Messam has re-signed with the New Zealand Rugby Union for a further two seasons.
The 27-year-old’s new deal will see him ply his trade in New Zealand until the end of 2013.
“I’m happy to be re-signing with New Zealand rugby as my family and I love New Zealand and there is nowhere else in the world I want to be playing right now,” he said.
Messam has played 70 Super Rugby matches and six tests for the All Blacks.
He join a hooker Hika Elliot, props Tony Woodcock and Ben Franks, locks Anthony Boric, Tom Donnelly and Sam Whitelock, loose forwards Jerome Kaino, Kieran Read, Daniel Braid and Victor Vito, halfback Jimmy Cowan, centre Conrad Smith, fullback Israel Dagg and first five Aaron Cruden as those 2010 All Blacks who have re-signed with the NZRU.
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