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#Steve Hansen

# steve-hansen - Monday 2 December, 2019

Steve Hansen confirms move to Japanese outfit
# Best Built
# Best Built

Steve Hansen confirms move to Japanese outfit

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:59 AM 11,378 Views 2 Comments

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
# Continuity
# Continuity

Beauden Barrett backs Foster for All Blacks job

Nov 5th 2019, 10:27 AM 9,503 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Challenge
# Challenge

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

Oct 30th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,256 Views 8 Comments

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
# Perspective
# Perspective

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

Oct 27th 2019, 8:54 AM 13,208 Views 14 Comments

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?
# Future
# Future

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

Oct 27th 2019, 5:07 AM 13,231 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Annoyed
# Annoyed

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

Oct 26th 2019, 2:33 PM 31,871 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Reaction
# Reaction

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

Oct 26th 2019, 11:56 AM 9,899 Views 33 Comments

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
# Knowledge
# Knowledge

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

Oct 19th 2019, 5:31 PM 58,041 Views 74 Comments

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
# Familiar Foes
# Familiar Foes

Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly

Oct 16th 2019, 6:44 AM 8,224 Views 6 Comments

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
# Big Boost
# Big Boost

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

Oct 4th 2019, 5:08 AM 7,488 Views 5 Comments

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
# Getting There
# Getting There

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 7:32 PM 7,641 Views 3 Comments

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
# Three Wise Men
# Three Wise Men

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

Sep 30th 2019, 10:16 AM 12,729 Views 3 Comments

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
# Criticism
# Criticism

All Blacks coach hits out at trial by social media

Sep 24th 2019, 4:51 PM 15,699 Views 5 Comments

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
# Favourites
# Favourites

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

Sep 14th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,529 Views 1 Comment

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Aug 28th 2019, 10:47 AM 6,113 Views 2 Comments

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
# Rugby World Cup
# Rugby World Cup

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

Aug 28th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,646 Views 13 Comments

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
# Positivity
# Positivity

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

Aug 15th 2019, 2:25 PM 11,576 Views 5 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

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

Aug 14th 2019, 7:27 PM 18,318 Views 14 Comments

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
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

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

Aug 8th 2019, 1:27 PM 7,375 Views 2 Comments

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
# Strong XV
# Strong XV

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

Aug 8th 2019, 9:51 AM 8,339 Views 24 Comments

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
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

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

Jul 30th 2019, 8:58 AM 7,368 Views 1 Comment

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
# Blow
# Blow

Shoulder injury leaves All Blacks with World Cup concern for Retallick

Jul 27th 2019, 1:52 PM 11,641 Views 12 Comments

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
# Playmakers
# Playmakers

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

Jul 24th 2019, 8:08 PM 11,912 Views 41 Comments

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
# Ins And Outs
# Ins And Outs

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues

Jul 12th 2019, 8:55 AM 11,155 Views 8 Comments

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
# Clarification
# Clarification

All Blacks coach Hansen rows back on domestic violence comments

Jul 10th 2019, 8:35 AM 32,618 Views 63 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
# Big Year
# Big Year

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

Jul 2nd 2019, 9:49 AM 7,777 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Stick To The Process
# Stick To The Process

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

Mar 7th 2019, 9:00 AM 4,925 Views 1 Comment

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
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

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

Mar 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,924 Views 8 Comments

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
# Black Ops
# Black Ops

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

Feb 5th 2019, 9:59 AM 9,118 Views 2 Comments

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
# Family First
# Family First

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

Dec 13th 2018, 8:32 PM 11,005 Views 9 Comments

‘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
# Top Job
# Top Job

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

Nov 27th 2018, 7:06 PM 8,458 Views 7 Comments

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
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

All Blacks make 11 changes for final November Test against Italy

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:32 AM 8,366 Views 12 Comments

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
# Coach Shuffle
# Coach Shuffle

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

Nov 18th 2018, 12:09 PM 22,903 Views 27 Comments

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
# History
# History

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

Nov 17th 2018, 9:08 PM 62,490 Views 117 Comments

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
# Showtime

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

Nov 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,588 Views 24 Comments

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'
# Possession Is 9/10 Of The Law
# Possession Is 9/10 Of The Law

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

Nov 15th 2018, 4:39 PM 7,584 Views 5 Comments

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
# Midfield
# Midfield

Powerful centre Laumape joins All Blacks squad ahead of Ireland clash

Nov 12th 2018, 11:39 AM 7,094 Views 7 Comments

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 Big One
# The Big One

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

Nov 12th 2018, 8:28 AM 19,045 Views 14 Comments

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
# Competitor
# Competitor

Steve Hansen expects Conor Murray to play against the All Blacks

Nov 11th 2018, 8:20 PM 27,198 Views 61 Comments

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
# Window Washer
# Window Washer

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

Nov 7th 2018, 11:00 PM 8,392 Views 4 Comments

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

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