All Blacks vs England: Your match analysis

Changes needed by the ABs

Liam Messam

Much of the rust shown by the All Blacks on Saturday was down to combination uncertainty, not individual form.

Brushing off the first test rust

Richie McCaw

The All Blacks looked under-done, nervous and a bit rusty. And Richie McCaw is a bit of a dilemma.

Underdogs showed us

Conrad Smith

After the way they played in the first test, we clearly shouldn't have written off the English.

Four questions re the ABs

Aaron Smith

Can the All Blacks' backs play this poorly again and expect to win? That and other key test questions.

All Blacks scary? Tee hee hee

All Blacks


James Haire says a weakened England showed up the All Blacks, who have lost their fear factor.

Poor selection hurts ABs

Aaron Cruden


Aaron Cruden, despite being a fine player and worthy All Black, will look back on the first England test and wish his thumb was still broken, writes Paul Steele.