Hansen has made no secret of the way he prepares for the Rugby World Cup.
The All Blacks are done with basking in the glory of claiming a third successive Rugby Championship title.
All Blacks coach will be forced to reshuffle his side again for next week’s Rugby Championship clash with South Africa.
New Zealand have had at least two ‘foundation days’ around the country and organised two three-day training camps.
The term ‘dead rubber’ has become drearily familiar for Australian rugby fans at the tail end of a Bledisloe Cup series.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has leapt to Sonny Bill Williams’ defence after critics suggested the cross-code star was in decline and should be dropped.
Coach Steve Hansen has underlined the All Blacks’ ruthless nature by arguably naming his strongest available team for their Rugby Championship finale against South Africa.
Steve Hansen has defended lock Brodie Retallick for his clash with Wallabies flanker Ned Hanigan.
Coach Steve Hansen vows to tighten the noose around the Wallabies for Bledisloe Cup Test.