All Blacks to break RWC curse

2014-04-12 13:08

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says his team are determined to figure out why no team has defended rugby's World Cup.

Hansen alarmed at pill binge

2014-03-24 07:47

Sleeping pill abuse is emerging as a major problem among elite athletes and rugby union, NZ coach Steve Hansen has warned.

Hansen hails Fijian spirit

2013-12-01 12:09

Coach Steve Hansen has praised the spirit of an under-strength Fijian side after the Barbarians ran all over them at Twickenham.

NZ in quest for perfection

2013-11-22 07:45

NZ coach Steve Hansen has overhauled his team to ensure fresh legs as the All Blacks look to complete a perfect season.

England 'revenge' not an issue

2013-11-15 09:03

New Zealand will look to make it 13 wins out of 13 this year when they face England at Twickenham.

Hansen expects 'fresher' ABs

2013-11-10 15:00

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has said his side had learnt from last year's mistakes ahead of their rematch with England.

Hansen backs capable Smith

2013-11-07 16:15

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects centre Ben Smith to go from strength to strength despite a difficult start to Test rugby.

All Blacks set to experiment

2013-10-29 15:37

World champions New Zealand will test some new combinations against Japan in preparation for their European tour.

AB's eyeing unbeaten season

2013-10-20 10:00

The All Blacks head north in imperious form looking to avenge a painful defeat to England and complete a rare unbeaten season.

All Blacks laud Jean after typo

2013-10-07 09:06

NZ coach Steve Hansen has lauded Bok captain Jean de Villiers for the manner in which he handled a substitute mishap in their Test.

All Blacks call Boks' 'bluff'

2013-10-04 11:30

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen doesn't believe the Springboks will employ an expansive game at Ellis Park against his team.

Hansen: Boks won't change

2013-10-03 19:30

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes the Springboks will not veer far away from their style of play when they meet at Ellis Park.

Pumas game 'defining moment'

2013-09-27 12:05

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen believes the clash with Argentina will be the "defining moment" of the 2013 Rugby Championship.

Boks weren't robbed - Hansen

2013-09-14 16:58

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has said fans weren't “robbed” of a contest when Bok hooker Bismarck du Plessis was red carded.

Carter back for All Blacks

2013-09-04 19:00

Flyhalf Daniel Carter will return to the New Zealand side for their Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

'Humble' Woodcock praised

2013-08-22 20:30

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has described Tony Woodcock as "humble" player who does not like a lot of "fuss and bother".

McCaw back to lead All Blacks

2013-08-14 19:15

Richie McCaw will lead the All Blacks in their opening Rugby Championship clash against Australia on Saturday.

McCaw faces switch decision

2013-06-23 17:17

Resting All Black captain Richie McCaw will return for their next Test against the Wallabies but not necessarily as openside flank.

Late injury hits All Blacks

2013-06-14 07:49

Injury forced the The All Blacks into a late reshuffle as they prepared to mark their 500th Test this weekend.

All Blacks name training squad

2013-05-14 07:37

NZ coach Steve Hansen has included 10 uncapped players in a 38-man training squad ahead of the three-Test series against France.

Crunch time for senior ABs

2013-05-02 09:04

Several RWC-winning All Blacks might not be around to defend the title may become clearer as S15 reaches its 12th round.

Hansen slams Kahui move

2013-02-19 08:35

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has expressed disappointment at Richard Kahui's decision to play in Japan next year.

England can win RWC: Hansen

2012-12-02 14:26

All Black coach Steve Hansen says England are capable of winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup after convincingly beating his side.

Virus to make NZ vulnerable?

2012-11-29 22:17

A virus sweeping through the All Blacks' squad could make them more vulnerable against England at Twickenham...

All Blacks 'are not thugs'

2012-11-26 07:49

All Blacks' coach Steve Hansen says his players are not thugs and claims they would not intentionally injure an opponent.


Hansen won't favour veterans

2014-03-24 09:15

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says he will not shy away from axeing his ageing superstars for next year's Rugby World Cup.

Fans praise All Black Read

2013-12-06 13:18

Sport24 readers have congratulated Kieran Read, Steve Hansen and the All Blacks for winning at the 2013 IRB awards.

All Black 'Unbeatables': media

2013-11-26 07:46

New Zealand media have dubbed the 2013 All Blacks "The Unbeatables" after they completed a perfect season.

Hansen red-faced after leak

2013-11-15 16:34

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says he is disappointed that team messages were made public ahead of the Test against England.

Savea back, 100 up for Carter

2013-11-14 07:47

NZ coach Steve Hansen made just one change to his starting line-up for this weekend's revenge mission against England.

Expect the unexpected: Hansen

2013-11-08 11:03

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says he will be taking nothing for granted when his side tackle France in Paris this weekend.

Hansen recalls big guns

2013-11-07 07:16

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named a full-strength side for this coming weekend's clash with France in Paris.

Who can stop the All Blacks?

2013-10-29 12:00

A familiar question hangs in the air ahead of the start of this year's November internationals - who can defeat New Zealand?

Hansen trusts his squad

2013-10-18 10:21

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen trusts his NZ squad has plenty of strength in depth to absorb the late loss of skipper Richie McCaw.

Hansen hails NZ's character

2013-10-06 12:00

Coach Steve Hansen has hailed the character of his all-conquering All Blacks after they showed why they boss world rugby.

Stage set for yet another epic

2013-10-03 23:08

Clashes between the Springboks and the All Blacks don't get much bigger than when the two lock will horns at Ellis Park this weekend.

McCaw expected to start

2013-09-30 19:00

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects star flank Richie McCaw to start against the Springboks in their Rugby Championship decider.

All Blacks to bring in Taylor

2013-09-15 10:42

The All Blacks will call up Tom Taylor after flyhalf Daniel Carter was ruled out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.

Boks, ABs set for epic battle

2013-09-12 18:00

New Zealand will face their toughest test since the 2011 Rugby World Cup final when they take on South Africa in Auckland.

McKenzie upset at NZ 'spoiling'

2013-08-25 18:17

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie believes the All Blacks deliberately conceded penalties to fend off tries in their Test in Wellington.

Hansen promises more pain

2013-08-17 17:59

Coach Steve Hansen vowed there'd be no easing up after the All Blacks put one hand on the Bledisloe Cup.

All Blacks v Japan in Tokyo

2013-07-12 07:46

The world-champion All Blacks will play Japan in Tokyo in November ahead of their European tour, officials have said.

Hansen happy with All Blacks

2013-06-15 17:30

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen was happy his improved the execution of their game plan in their second Test against France.

All Blacks remain unchanged

2013-06-12 20:30

The All Blacks have named an unchanged team for the second Test against France at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

Rugby players strike looming

2013-05-13 08:31

The head of NZ's Rugby Players Association says international representative players could take strike action "as a last resort".

Hansen reappointed NZ coach

2013-04-10 07:45

NZ coach Steve Hansen has been rewarded for a successful first season by having his contract extended until after the 2015 RWC.

Deans wanted to be 'the martyr'

2012-12-18 08:28

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has lifted the lid further on his uneasy relationship with Wallabies rival Robbie Deans.

ABs take defeat on the chin

2012-12-01 22:13

All Black coach Steve Hansen and skipper Richie McCaw have admitted they were beaten by a better England side on the day.

Flashbacks of 'Suzy' for NZ

2012-11-29 14:11

Most of the All Blacks have been flattened by a violent but brief bug which has swept the squad in London.

All Blacks named to play Italy

2012-11-15 07:31

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named his team for their Test match against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

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