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All Blacks: An In-Depth Look At Steve Hansen’s Openside Options

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: All Black coach Steve Hansen during the New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run at Eden Park on October 21, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Openside has never been a position of weakness for New Zealand, with illustrious names such as Richie McCaw, Josh Kronfeld and Michael Jones wearing 7 on their back over the years. For the November internationals Steve Hansen has an embarrassment of riches in the position. Here we take a look at the 57-year-old’s options. _______ Sam Cane From early on …

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All Blacks Duo To Make Season Debuts Against Kings

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Luke Romano of the New Zealand All Blacks drives on with Charlie Faumuina (L) during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Canterbury coach Todd Blackadder has made a number of changes to the Crusaders side that soundly defeated the Blues last Friday night in Christchruch, with All Blacks duo Matt Todd and Luke Romano set to make their season debuts against the Kings. The seven-time champions Crusaders notched their first win of the season last Friday night against the Blues and …

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