Injured Moala to miss remainder of New Zealand's tour

All Blacks centre George Moala will miss the remainder of New Zealand's northern hemisphere tour due to an elbow injury.

Moala pulled the ligaments and tendons off his elbow during New Zealand's record-breaking 40-29 loss to Ireland in Chicago on Saturday.

The 26-year-old scored the opening try but he left the game with 10 minutes remaining at Soldier Field.

Moala has been replaced by Seta Tamanivalu ahead of Tests against Italy, Ireland France.

Ryan Crotty also sustained an injury in New Zealand's first loss to Ireland in 111 years, but he will remain on tour.

The All Blacks travel to Rome to face Italy on Saturday.

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