All Blacks assistant coach Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith may spark new Kiwi dominance | Chris Hewett

RUGBY is a thinking man’s game, but there is a big difference between those coaches who think it a good idea to kick the ball in the air all day long and scrum for penalties when it lands, and those who think outside the box.
Wayne Smith fits squarely into the second category. The 2015 All Blacks, just about the best side ever to win a World Cup, would not have been the team they were without his ideas, his positivity and his highly-developed skills as a man manager.
How interesting, then, that he should take aim, from his current vantage point in Japan, at some of the stuff currently bei...

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