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#Steve Hansen

# steve-hansen - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'We're not going into our shell or worrying, I think a lot of people outside are'

Keith Earls says Ireland will ‘be back to themselves soon enough’ as Joe Schmidt’s side bid to finish the Six Nations strongly.

Hunters? Hunted? Schmidt's Ireland not interested in Hansen's perception

Joe Schmidt and his coaches have had some ‘very tough’ selection meetings ahead of the France game.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

All Black coach Hansen stokes Cheika rivalry with 'Mickey Mouse' jibe

New Zealand’s head coach admits he actively uses mind games against other coaches, though not against ‘a good coach and a mate’ Joe Schmidt.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Steven Hansen to step down from All Blacks job after 2019 World Cup

‘I do feel it’s right for the team for me to stand down,’ he said.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Crusaders coach Robertson would 'take a good look' at All Blacks job

The 44-year-old has guided the Christchurch side to back-to-back Super Rugby titles and is a highly-regarded young coach.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 22 November, 2018

All Blacks make 11 changes for final November Test against Italy

Ardie Savea, Kieran Read, Beauden Barrett, and Damien McKenzie are the only players to keep their places.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt

The All Blacks boss says Ireland will find out how it feels to be the best side in the world.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again

A sublime defensive effort from Peter O’Mahony and his team-mates was key.

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match? Showtime This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match?

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

# steve-hansen - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Hansen's All Blacks intent on doing 'a wee bit of suffocating ourselves'

The All Blacks won’t be in a rush to kick possession Ireland’s way.

# steve-hansen - Monday 12 November, 2018

Powerful centre Laumape joins All Blacks squad ahead of Ireland clash

Sonny Bill Williams will miss the game in Dublin on Saturday.

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Steve Hansen expects Conor Murray to play against the All Blacks

The New Zealand boss said the Munster man is ‘a real competitor’.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

All Blacks prop Moody to miss Ireland showdown with freak eyelid injury

Moody suffered a torn eyelid during a lineout drill in training, and will be out for six weeks.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'Alex Ferguson was about to get the sack and went on for 30 years' - Hansen backs under-fire Wallabies coach Cheika

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has offered support to his opposite number.

# steve-hansen - Monday 15 October, 2018

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown

Rieko Ioane’s double against Argentina helped secure another title for the world champions.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'All Blacks are well known for coming back strong after a defeat... they don't experience a lot of them'

New Zealand boss Steve Hansen has made changes for a clash with Argentina after losing at home to South Africa.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Hansen not 'bitching' about ref call in All Blacks' shock loss

The New Zealand coach would not blame referee Nigel Owens or fly-half Beauden Barrett for the defeat to South Africa.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Cheika rubbishes Hansen's claim of disrespect to 100-cap Whitelock

“To say that we lack respect is a little bit of a stretch from Steve Hansen.”

# steve-hansen - Monday 13 August, 2018

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen defends 'overused' haka

Some New Zealand legends say the side should perform it less often.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'I think people are clutching at straws there:' Hansen dismissive as French dispute All-Blacks try

France were not happy about Damian McKenzie’s try before half-time in their defeat to New Zealand.

# steve-hansen - Friday 22 June, 2018

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

All Blacks coach Hansen names team for France rematch

The New Zealand coach is demanding more from his side, despite victory in the series opener last week.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

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All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles

TJ Perenara and Brad Weber both spoke out in support of the gay community.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'

Joe Schmidt’s plans after 2019 remain uncertain but the All Blacks have been following his success with interest.

# steve-hansen - Monday 12 March, 2018

New Zealand women's rugby team go professional

The Black Ferns have been crowned world champions five times, twice more than their famed male equivalents.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules

The All Blacks star was unaware of the rule that led to his yellow card against France, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris

Steve Hansen’s side were not entirely convincing despite a big win at the Stade de France.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Captain Read returns as All Blacks roll out big guns for Saturday's clash against depleted France

Dane Coles, Sam Whitelock and Aaron Smith also return for New Zealand.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Hansen defends under-fire Sonny Bill Williams after calls to drop the centre

Simple – ‘He is playing well.’

# steve-hansen - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Vulnerable All Blacks down Argentina with impressive second-half fightback

Argentina had led by 10 points in the second half before a brilliant comeback from Steve Hansen’s side.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst

The Wallabies head coach was not happy after his side’s last-gasp defeat in Dunedin yesterday.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 17 August, 2017

New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident

Smith was suspended last October after he entered a toilet cubicle with a woman at Christchurch Airport.

# steve-hansen - Monday 7 August, 2017

Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks for Rugby Championship

Coach Steve Hansen insisted ‘The Bus’ still has a future with his side.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series

Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'We all know what should have happened' - Hansen refuses to criticise Poite

Romain Poite made a huge call in the endgame between the Lions and All Blacks.

# steve-hansen - Friday 7 July, 2017

This game is a major test of the mental mettle of these All Blacks

Steve Hansen appreciates that the final Lions Test will tell us more about the All Blacks.

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