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How the All Blacks Handle Public Expectation

How the All Blacks Handle Public Expectation

Every sports team has an expectation to succeed, but few do like the All Blacks, CNN reports. The burden of public opinion – as well as the high standards set by the players themselves –…

All Blacks Re-Sign Wayne Smith

All Blacks Re-Sign Wayne Smith

All Blacks defence coach Wayne Smith has signed a two-year contract extension with New Zealand Rugby. Head Coach Steve Hansen persuaded him to return to the All Blacks after taking a break following the World…

New Zealand Union Coaches Taking over the World

New Zealand Union Coaches Taking over the World

The appointment of Vern Cotter as next head coach of Scotland is testament to the quality of rugby coaches that have been developed in New Zealand, according to Steve Hansen. The 51-year-old’s appointment means…