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Jackson column: Steve Hansen has known ups and downs like no other

Peter Jackson looks at Steve Hansen’s time at the WRU

Steve Hansen to step down as All Blacks head coach after World Cup

Weeks of speculation over World Cup-winning coach’s future becomes clearer at press conference

Steve Hansen’s moan shows Lions effects still linger

Nick Cain looks at how New Zealand have progressed one year on from that epic series against the British & Irish Lions

Brendan Gallagher – Who would earn place in Steve Hansen’s Invincibles?

If New Zealand beat Australia in Auckland on Saturday – and they haven’t lost at Eden Park against anybody for 22 years for heaven’s sake – the All Blacks will establish a world record of 18 consecutive Test wins which would, hopefully, bring a smile even to Steve Hansen’s face. Some critics are saying that […]

Peter Jackson: Misery in Wales has moulded Steve Hansen

As head coach of the All Blacks, Steve Hansen has lost three Test matches in five years.    In the same position with Wales, he once lost ten on the trot in nine months. The facts rather expose all the mythological guff spouted about Wales being a great rugby nation on a population par with New […]

Peter Jackson verdict: Promise fades for Wales as Steve Hansen finds a new batch

There will probably be calls this morning from Humanitarian Aid organisations for another referendum in Wales so the people can decide whether to send New Zealand the way of the EU. Given the choice of leaving to spare the nation further punishment or remaining to flog the proverbial dead horse 12,000 miles from home, the […]

Nick Cain: No wonder stone-face Steve Hansen has a smile at last

Here’s Stuart Lancaster’s nightmare scenario. The week before England are due to play the first Test of their three Test June series against New Zealand in Auckland, the English Premiership season culminates in a Northampton versus Harlequins final. In one fell swoop the England head coach is deprived of the spine of his team – […]

Hansen recalls Kieran Read to All Blacks squad for Paris visit

New Zealand coach makes 12 changes to matchday squad to take on France

Nick Cain: Hansen’s barbs hide All Blacks’ insecurity

Steve Hansen didn’t hang around when it came to giving the 2017 Lions the voodoo doll treatment. No sooner had the Lions squad been announced than Hansen was sticking the pins in, starting the well-worn Kiwi process of trying to get under the skin of his opposite number, Warren Gatland. While the Lions head coach […]

Jeff Probyn: No-brainer, Steve? Afraid not, more like brain dead

Talk about letting the inmates run the asylum! Sometimes you have to wonder if those working in the professional game have any idea of the possible repercussions of what they suggest. Steven Hansen’s idea for play-offs between European club champions and the Super Rugby winners plus the winner of the Six Nations playing the Rugby […]

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