Smith back in All Black fold

2014-12-22 07:02

Wayne Smith, who was part of the coaching team that guided New Zealand to their 2011 RWC win, will return to the All Blacks.

Hansen sets RWC goal for ABs

2014-11-23 10:13

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has clearly marked his team's challenge after again dominating world rugby in 2014.

Hansen laughs off 'baloney'

2014-11-09 11:24

Steve Hansen has dismissed suggestions his side had gained any sort of psychological advantage by beating England.

Hansen wary of new-look England

2014-11-07 09:10

NZ coach Steve Hansen is adamant the world champions remain wary of an injury-hit England ahead of their clash at Twickenham.

Hansen explains Carter snub

2014-11-06 18:45

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has ignored star flyhalf Dan Carter's claims for a spot in a revamped side to face England.

All Blacks ring the changes

2014-10-15 19:13

Steve Hansen has announced the New Zealand team for the Bledisloe Cup third Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Get off Meyer's back: Hansen

2014-10-05 12:33

Get off Meyer's back - Hansen

2014-10-05 10:01

All Black coach Steve Hansen has suggested that the South African media should get off Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer’s back.

Savea 'better' than Lomu

2014-10-03 10:18

Steve Hansen has created a storm of debate after declaring that wing Julian Savea is "probably better" than Jonah Lomu.

Hansen differs with Meyer

2014-10-02 19:30

All Black coach Steve Hansen believes that their Rugby Championship match with the Springboks does not hinge on the loose forwards.

Cruden returns for All Blacks

2014-09-10 19:30

Flyhalf Aaron Cruden has returned to the All Blacks' starting side after recovering from a chest injury to face the Springboks.

All Blacks sound RWC warning

2014-08-24 12:20

All Blacks' coach Steve Hansen could afford himself a little feeling of satisfaction after his side retained the Bledisloe Cup.

All Blacks told to shape up

2014-08-21 12:18

The Bledisloe Cup remains a major motivating factor for the All Blacks ahead of the return match against Australia.

Midfield dilemma for Hansen

2014-08-18 07:22

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen could have a slight dilemma in picking his centre combination for their clash with Australia.

ABs zero in on record Test win

2014-08-14 08:34

New Zealand are chasing a record-breaking 18th consecutive win while Australia wants to end their Bledisloe Cup misery.

All Blacks eye world record

2014-08-13 11:21

The All Blacks head into the Rugby Championship this coming weekend with the whiff of a world record in the nostrils.

NZ challenge England to run

2014-06-20 09:35

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has goaded England into trying to take on the All Blacks at their own fast-paced game.

All Blacks: Best yet to come

2014-06-14 15:26

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has warned that their Test series victory over England was just a taste of things to come.

ABs glad to shake rust off

2014-06-08 12:00

A rusty All Blacks performance has only served to make the second Test in Dunedin all the more mouth-watering.

Hansen not taking any risks

2014-05-18 12:00

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has said that Liam Coltman or Nathan Harris are unlikely to be thrown into the fray against England.

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.


All Blacks keep faith with Hansen

2014-12-16 07:19

New Zealand have extended Steve Hansen's contract with the All Blacks to the end of 2017,vowing to stick with him regardless of results at the 2015 World Cup.

All Blacks have no regrets

2014-11-16 10:18

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had no regrets about risking defeat against Scotland by fielding an experimental young side.

Video replays annoy Hansen

2014-11-09 08:39

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has criticised the persistent replays on the video screen at Twickenham.

SBW "massively better"

2014-11-06 21:00

England will be up against a "massively better" Sonny Bill Williams according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

All Blacks wary of besieged Oz

2014-10-16 09:08

The All Blacks are fearing a backlash from the beleaguered Wallabies in this weekend's final Test, coach Steve Hansen has said.

Hansen proud of fightback

2014-10-05 14:07

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen is proud of the way his players fought their way back into contention in their defeat to South Africa

No qualms with decisive penalty

2014-10-05 12:00

The All Blacks have no complaints with the late penalty awarded to South Africa which ended their 22-match unbeaten record.

Boks chasing elusive scalp

2014-10-03 22:37

With the 2015 RWC fast approaching, the Springboks are running out of time to get a psychological edge over the All Blacks.

All Blacks finding it hard to lose

2014-10-02 22:38

Habits are hard to change, and few teams in sport currently have a winning habit as unshakeable as the All Blacks.

ABs pledge physical battle

2014-09-12 06:52

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says their Test against the Springboks will be like it always is: very physical.

Hansen praises All Blacks pack

2014-09-06 17:24

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen praised his side's defensive work, scrum and willingness to play attack-minded rugby.

All Blacks 'can do better'

2014-08-23 15:08

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is satisfied with his side's thrashing of Australia, but feels they could have played even better.

Hansen makes three changes

2014-08-20 20:12

The All Blacks have made three changes for the return Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies in Auckland.

Beale pick baffles Hansen

2014-08-14 10:35

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was baffled by Kurtley Beale's inclusion at flyhalf for Australia in their Rugby Championship clash.

Smith returns to ABs team

2014-08-13 20:00

New Zealand's fit-again Conrad Smith has returned for their opening Rugby Championship match against Australia.

England baffle All Blacks

2014-06-20 10:30

The All Blacks are wondering what England will have to offer for the third Test as they look to crush the tourists' confidence.

Read to start for All Blacks

2014-06-18 21:28

The All Blacks have made just two changes for the third Test against England, injecting Kieran Read and Malakai Fekitoa.

ABs to take shot at redemption

2014-06-11 21:00

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has backed his erratic first Test line-up to "improve massively" in the second Test against England.

ABs take note of Sharks win

2014-05-19 10:01

All Black coach Steve Hansen says his side should learn from the Crusaders' inability to exploit playing against 14 Sharks.

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.

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