Live: Hansen on ABs future

New Zealand Captain's Run, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 23/11/2018
Head Coach Steve Hansen
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8:17 AM  All Blacks coach to reveal his plans for after next year's World Cup in Japan.

Black Fern beats ABs trio

Kendra Cocksedge holds the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year Award at the 2018 ASB Rugby Awards in Auckland.

7:07 AM  Kendra Cocksedge trumps three All Blacks to become first female winner of NZ Rugby's top player award.

Cheika to be given more time video

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika appears to have survived to fight another day.

8:00 AM  Rugby Australia to keep Wallabies coach on until the end of next year's Rugby World Cup, a report claims.

Will Jordie Barrett be the man?

Jordie Barrett's performance on the wing against Italy really could be a portent of things to come.

A No 14 jersey-clad Jordie Barrett set to become New Zealand's unexpected Rugby World Cup sensation in Japan.

McCaws welcome baby girl

Richie and Gemma McCaw celebrated their babymoon in Honolulu.

New Zealand's sporting royal baby has been born as Richie and Gemma McCaw announce the birth of Charlotte Rose.

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All Black's Toulon move confirmed

Nehe Milner-Skudder has signed a three-year contract with Toulon.

French club Toulon confirm the signing of All Black Nehe Milner-Skudder on a three-year deal.

McCaw to race Coast to Coast video

Gemma and Richie McCaw at Klondyke Corner following the Coast to Coast mountain run.

New dad will juggle fatherhood with training after signing up for February's endurance race.

Recap: NZ Rugby Awards

Dubai was the scene of the Black Ferns' latest sevens triumph.

For the first time ever the Black Ferns Sevens are Team of the Year.

Smith has say on AB breaks video

Ben Smith makes a break for the All Blacks during their defeat to Ireland in Dublin last month.

Ben Smith signals more senior All Blacks will go on leave to prolong careers.

Reds snare guru Alred

Dave Alred, right, pictured with Francesco Molinari who he helped to a British Open title, has joined Brad Thorn at the ...

Major win as Thorn's Reds sign coach who helped Jonny Wilkinson, Francescio Molinari to glory.

Hansen to make coaching call

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is holding a press conference on Friday.

ABs coach will front a press conference on Friday in Auckland.

Schmidt's ABs hint

Could Joe Schmidt yet succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach?

Ireland's Kiwi coach admits 'you never say never' in terms of decisions such as guiding your home country.

ABs star confirms move

Ben Smith has played 76 tests for the All Blacks since making his test debut in 2009.

Ben Smith to leave NZ following next year's World Cup in Japan.

NMS signs with Toulon - report

Nehe Milner-Skudder during his most recent test for the All Blacks, against Japan in Tokyo last month.

Nehe Milner-Skudder is set to be the latest All Black to head overseas.

Questions asked of All Blacks halfback

Aaron Smith set a new All Blacks record in Dublin last month, becoming the most capped halfback when he made his 82nd ...

OPINION: Questions need to be asked about Aaron Smith's form after his performances in 2018.

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NZR had to keep Ardie Savea video

Ardie Savea was hugely influential for the All Blacks this year, either off the bench or in a starting role.

OPINION: The loss of the ABs flanker to France would have been a heavy blow, writes Paul Cully.

Does Nonu have ABs shot?

He's back, but Ma'a Nonu will need to swat aside, not just a gaggle of rivals, but Father Time to complete an unlikely test return.

Razor the next ABs coach?

All Blacks test by test in 2018 video

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McCaw to race Coast to Coast

New dad will juggle fatherhood with training after signing up for February's endurance race.

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Smith has say on AB breaks video

Ben Smith makes a break for the All Blacks during their defeat to Ireland in Dublin last month.

Ben Smith signals more senior All Blacks will go on leave to prolong careers.

Hansen to make coaching call

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is holding a press conference on Friday.

ABs coach will front a press conference on Friday in Auckland.

Schmidt's ABs hint

Could Joe Schmidt yet succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach?

Ireland's Kiwi coach admits 'you never say never' in terms of decisions such as guiding your home country.

ABs star confirms move

Ben Smith has played 76 tests for the All Blacks since making his test debut in 2009.

Ben Smith to leave NZ following next year's World Cup in Japan.

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Santa out of luck for Black Ferns

Black Ferns captain Fiao'o Faamausili and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern are lucky to have team jerseys with them ...

Black Ferns jerseys not for sale at Christmas in the team's biggest year on TV.

ABs v Black Fern Sevens video

It's looming as a huge rugby awards night for Kendra Cocksedge.

ABs face tough competition from men's and women's sevens sides for rugby team of year gong.

Black Ferns or ABs? video

Accepting awards has become the norm for the Black Ferns Sevens side.

OPINION: Black Ferns sevens side will surely be named team of the year at NZ Rugby awards.

Black Ferns win Lonsdale Cup

The Black Ferns sevens celebrate winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in April with a haka.

Commonwealth Games sevens gold medallists take out NZOC's prestigious award.

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Stop, Richie McCaw's speaking video

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was in Timaru on Tuesday as part of his new role with Christchurch Helicopters.

You can all have your say on what's up with the All Blacks in a minute - it's Richie's turn.

NZ bids for World Cup hosting video

New Zealand and Australia are locked in a fight to see who will host the 2021 women's Rugby World Cup.

Eden Park's 'symbolic power' could help New Zealand's bid.

ABs potentially 'vulnerable' video

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is set to return against the Springboks in Pretoria.

A second Boks win would mean ABs lose psychological edge for RWC, British commentator says.

WAGS dilemma for Eddie

Eddie Jones, the England head coach, has not decided whether players' wives and girlfriends will be invited to the RWC ...

England coach Eddie Jones is contemplating whether to allow players' wives and partners at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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Schmidt's ABs hint

Could Joe Schmidt yet succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach?

Ireland's Kiwi coach admits 'you never say never' in terms of decisions such as guiding your home country.

Ex-England duo for Ireland? video

Stuart Lancaster has revitalised his coaching career in Ireland with Leinster.

Ex-England coach discusses future and the potential of linking up with Ireland and the "ABs slayer".

Sexton extends Ireland deal video

Ireland playmaker Johnny Sexton helped mastermind the recent win over the All Blacks in Dublin.

World Rugby's player of the year signs contract extension with Irish Rugby Football Union to 2021.

Matt Burke: Sack the lot

Michael Cheika's future as Wallabies head coach should be known before Christmas.

Wallabies great says it's not just Cheika who needs to be sacked.

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Smith has say on AB breaks video

Ben Smith makes a break for the All Blacks during their defeat to Ireland in Dublin last month.

Ben Smith signals more senior All Blacks will go on leave to prolong careers.

Reds snare guru Alred

Dave Alred, right, pictured with Francesco Molinari who he helped to a British Open title, has joined Brad Thorn at the ...

Major win as Thorn's Reds sign coach who helped Jonny Wilkinson, Francescio Molinari to glory.

Extra rest for ABs captain video

The Crusaders could be without captain Sam Whitelock, right, and No 8 Kieran Read for at least six weeks next season.

Crusaders set to have two All Blacks wrapped in cotton wool for more than a third of the regular season.

Hunt to depart Reds

Karmichael Hunt still has aspirations to play for the Wallabies.

Auckland-born code hopper Karmichael Hunt is on the move yet again.

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Kiwi prospect lured to France

New Zealand winger Tima Faingaanuku is tackled in their semi-final with France on day four of the World Rugby U20 ...

Talented rugby player leaves New Zealand at 21 after failing to secure Super Rugby deal at Crusaders.

New Heartland coach named

A delighted Nigel Walsh says it's a dream come to be put in charge of the South Canterbury team he played for on more ...

A former front rower has been appointed the South Canterbury Heartland rugby head coach.

NZ's real rugby team of the year

From left right, Thames Valley's Matt Fisher, Reece Broughton and Matthew Abraham toasting their victory in South Canterbury.

Featuring the wing who once fasted for 14 days then became a prop, these rank outsiders broke the mould.

Harbour announce new coach

Kieran Keane is back coaching in New Zealand after a year in Ireland.

Former Tasman coach Kieran Keane has been announced as the next coach of North Harbour.

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Doping ban for ex-7s player video

A doping offence has seen former New Zealand sevens player Nathaniel Walker banned from all forms of rugby for two years.

A former NZ sevens international has been banned from rugby for two years following a doping violation.

Fiji champs again in SA video

Fiji were crowned Cape Town Sevens champions after a runaway final victory over USA in the final.

Pacific Islanders find their best form to earn their first title of the world series sevens season.

'Road kill': NZ sevens star trampled video

Danny Barrett scores after bumping off hapless Kiwi tacklers in USA's Cape Town sevens semifinal win.

USA sevens beast Danny Barrett's rampaging burst left Kiwi tacklers scattered 'like roadkill'.

NZ sevens exit in semis video

USA's Martin Iosefo proves elusive for the New Zealanders in the semifinal of the Cape Town Sevens.

Kiwi sevens side fail to follow up on their Dubai heroics at the Cape Town tournament.

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