“Mo’unga is getting more Test caps and he is more of a threat with ball in hand, footwork and stuff like that. It is Test match rugby and not Super Rugby — we will try to contain them as much as we can. They have 15 threats on the field and we won’t be focusing on individuals.
“The one thing you don’t want to give them is time on the ball. Every kick and what type of kick is important but we have a good plan and it comes down to execution.”
The All Blacks arrived in the country under tremendous pressure after losing their home series to Ireland last month and Pollard says they remain dangerous because of experience in the team.
“They are incredibly dangerous where they are as a group and it is going to be a very tough. We have two opportunities to beat them but let’s see the first 80 minutes on Saturday.”