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#Steve Hansen

# steve-hansen - Monday 2 December, 2019

Steve Hansen confirms move to Japanese outfit

The former New Zealand boss has accepted a role at Toyota Verblitz.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Beauden Barrett backs Foster for All Blacks job

The New Zealand playmaker has suggested they should promote from within to replace Steve Hansen.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'They earn a sh*tload of money, so they're able to pay the fines'

The All Blacks insist they had no issues with England’s response to their haka last weekend.

# steve-hansen - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'My kids aren't going to love me less' - Emotional All Blacks front up to defeat

The All Blacks were still hurting badly this morning after their defeat to England.

With Hansen and Read departing, what next for the All Blacks?

New Zealand must appoint a new head coach and captain as the next era begins.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Hansen invites journalist to 'spend some time outside' after 'disrespectful question'

The All Blacks boss admitted to having regrets about his big selection decision.

'We knew we'd have to keep taking away time and space from them'

Eddie Jones was delighted his with his team’s performance after England recorded a dominant win over New Zealand.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'What is it they've experienced? Ireland's experience was not to win' - Hansen

The All Blacks boss pointed out that his team had experience of winning World Cup knock-out games.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly

This weekend’s World Cup quarter-final between Ireland and New Zealand will be the fifth, and potentially final meeting between two of rugby’s most successful head coaches.

# steve-hansen - Friday 4 October, 2019

Retallick makes return as Jordie Barrett starts at 10 for the All Blacks

The world-class second row has been sidelined since late July.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All Blacks 'starting to see the old Sonny Bill Williams' again, insists Hansen

The two-time World Cup winner has been plagued by injury in recent years.

# steve-hansen - Monday 30 September, 2019

Barrett brothers on cusp of All Blacks history as Hansen makes 11 changes

The New Zealand head coach has adjusted his side significantly for Wednesday’s game against Canada.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

All Blacks coach hits out at trial by social media

New Zealand skipper Kieran Read, prop Joe Moody and South African Pieter-Steph du Toit have all come under fire, and Steve Hansen is not happy.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'I can’t be telling you Irish too much!' - All Black 'pioneers' aim to go three-in-a-row

Steve Hansen said Ireland are World Cup favourites after going number one in the rankings.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Hansen admits he has 'rolled the dice' on Retallick fitness with one eye on quarters

The All Blacks will make do without their powerful lock during the pool phase.

Shock in All Blacks' World Cup squad as 108-cap Owen Franks dropped

Ngani Laumape and Liam Squire also miss out on a place on the plane.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Hansen insists he's 'loving it' as top All Blacks axed

The coach showed no mercy after last week’s thrashing in Sydney, dumping prop Owen Franks and wings Ben Smith and Rieko Ioane.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Big names dropped for All Blacks' 'must-win' Test

Owen Franks and Ben Smith will not feature in the Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia.

# steve-hansen - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash

The New Zealand coach made the remarks at a charity event earlier this year.

Barrett and Mo'unga start together again as All Blacks name imposing team

Ardie Savea and Sam Cane have both been named in the back row.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

All Blacks star Jordie Barrett commits to Hurricanes after Beauden's switch

The 22-year-old has renewed his contract with New Zealand Rugby ahead of the World Cup.

# steve-hansen - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Shoulder injury leaves All Blacks with World Cup concern for Retallick

New Zealand face an anxious wait for further updates on Brodie Retallick’s dislocated shoulder.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Barrett moves to 15 as All Blacks bring in Crusaders star Mo'unga at 10

Steve Hansen has named his two best out-halves to start against the Springboks.

# steve-hansen - Friday 12 July, 2019

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues

The 28-year-old will remain in New Zealand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

# steve-hansen - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

All Blacks coach Hansen rows back on domestic violence comments

Hansen insisted he was not ‘minimising poisonous’ effects of domestic violence.

# steve-hansen - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Four new faces in Hansen's extended All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship

Connact castaway Sevu Reece is in the 39-strong squad announced for openers against Argentina and South Africa.

# 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.

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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.

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