All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has demanded an improved performance, particularly from his forward pack, following their record defeat by the Australians in Perth last weekend.
Sevu Reece will make his second Test start for the All Blacks in one of five changes to their starting lineup to face Australia in Auckland on Saturday.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and captain Kieran Read lamented an uncharacteristically ill-disciplined performance after suffering a 47-26 defeat by Australia in Perth on Saturday.
Tighthead prop Karl Tu’inukuafe is the biggest casualty as All Blacks coach Steve Hansen cut his squad from 39 to 34 for their Tests against the Wallabies.
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has avoided significant damage to his shoulder and should recover in time to be considered for World Cup selection.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Brodie Retallick will undergo scans after leaving the field injured in their 16-16 draw with the Springboks on Saturday.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is reportedly set to become director of rugby at Toyota Verblitz following the World Cup in Japan.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has referred to Michael Cheika as ‘Mickey Mouse’ and suggested his Wallabies counterpart needs to ‘control his emotions’.
Clive Woodward says Steve Hansen should have waited until after the 2019 World Cup before announcing that will be stepping down as All Blacks coach.
Steve Hansen talks about his decision to step down as All Blacks coach after the 2019 World Cup.