Jordie Barrett

Jordie Barrett in doubt for Rugby World Cup opener

Barrett hasn't trained for the past two days as he nurses a knee injury, which has put him in doubt for the highly anticipated test.

The 26-year-old has been given "today and tomorrow" to prove his fitness.

Assistant coach Scott McLeod delivered the news at All Blacks training in Lyon today.

"He's just got a niggle. We are just taking precautions."

"It's a wait and see. It's still early in the week for us. So, we will just wait and see how he responds today and tomorrow to a little bit more treatment."

Jordie Barrett eyes short-term code switch to rugby league

"To be honest, every off-season or every time I'm sitting there watching a rugby league game, I think ... I'd love to go over there and play some league just for a season," the 24-year-old, who has 36 caps for New Zealand, told the What A Lad podcast.

"I'm not sure what position I'd play, but I'd love to go over there and give it a crack, who knows."

Several current All Blacks have previously expressed an interest in playing in the competition.

All Blacks fullback Jordie Barrett admits he'd 'love to give NRL a crack'

The 24-year-old spoke of his love for rugby league during a recent interview on the What a Lad podcast, hosted by his former Hurricanes teammate James Marshall.

While he did not indicate a code switch was imminent, Barrett said: “To be honest, every off-season or every time I’m sitting there watching a rugby league game, I think, s..t I’d love to go over there and play some league just for a season.

“And who knows, I might. It crosses my mind a lot.

Jordie Barrett 'rapt' after Bledisloe Cup red card dismissed

Barrett was given a red card in the first half of the final Bledisloe Cup test when his boot made contact with the face of Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete after jumping in the air to catch a high kick.

But he would be free to play in Sunday's Rugby Championship test against Argentina on the Gold Coast after a Sanzaar judiciary on Tuesday night found the fullback not guilty of dangerous or foul play.

Barrett said he was grateful to avoid further sanction.

"It was a long process, very thorough and [the panel] handled it very well ... I'm rapt with the outcome.

Hurricanes re-sign All Black Jordie Barrett through to 2022

The news comes after Blues CEO Andrew Hore had earlier revealed his franchise wasn’t intent on chasing Barrett to join older brother and fellow All Black Beauden in 2022, which all but confirmed Jordie would remain with the Super Rugby franchise he joined in 2017.

While Jordie Barrett, 24, is contracted to NZ Rugby until next year, his previous deal with the Hurricanes expired at the end of the trans-Tasman competition.

Jordie Barrett's big night out in Dunedin

Barrett converted all three of his own tries and kicked three penalties as the All Blacks utility back led his team to their first win of the season.

The 24-year-old, playing at fullback, put his side's first points on the board after six minutes with a penalty before scoring the opening try three minutes later.

Barrett finished off a straightforward move that saw the Hurricanes win their own line-out and move the ball through the backs before crossing the Highlanders' line.

Jordie Barrett won't play at first five

Jackson Garden-Bachop aggravated an achilles injury against the Crusaders in round two and is in doubt for Saturday's game against the Chiefs.

Backup first-five Simon Hickey is already out for the season due to a knee injury.

Despite their lack of depth in the position, Hurricane's defensive coach Corey Jane says they won't move be giving Barrett the number ten jersey.

"It wouldn't be fair on him if we actually put him into first-five, last year he was the best fullback running around and he's done some good stuff for us already this year," he said.

Barrett boots Hurricanes to win over big brother

Barrett's conversion upstaged older brother Beauden, who was making his first appearance for the Blues at Wellington Regional Stadium after he moved north this year following nine seasons with the Hurricanes.

"They're the kicks that every kicker wants, they're the ones I want, they're the ones you practice for during the week and so I was lucky I hit it true. It only snuck in," Jordie Barrett said.

" often enjoy those wide ones where the game's on the line.

Monster Jordie Barrett penalty beats Dan Carter's record

Until Sunday, when Jordie Barrett took aim at Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires, for the Hurricanes against the Jaguares.

Barrett boomed over the monster goal in the fifth minute of the Super Rugby match, which the commentators put at 63m.

Comparing footage of both kicks, taken behind the 10m line, Barrett's certainly looked further.

And Barrett's didn't just clear the crossbar - it sailed over the dead ball line in a remarkable display.

Kiwi fan fury as All Black Barrett ejected from MCG

Victoria state police said two New Zealanders were removed from the stadium during day three of the second Test on Saturday and banned for 24 hours over their behaviour.

The New Zealand Herald named one of them as Barrett and claimed he was led away after members of the group he was with "skulled two beers".

Fans reacted on social media by creating the hashtag #justiceforjordie which was retweeted by Barrett's All Black brother Beauden.

One spectator told New Zealand's Alternative Commentary Collective Facebook group it was "an absolute stitch up".