Rugby

Rugby

Head coach Steve Hansen was clear to make the point that the All Blacks are not going to England to defend the World Cup. Photo / Jason Oxenham

Why Hansen is happy

The All Blacks have convinced themselves the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be harder to win than any other in history.

Stephen Donald with his World Cup winners medal. Photo / Brett Phibbs

Who will be the next Beaver?

History shows a high statistical chance that the All Blacks could require an injury replacement during the World Cup.

Waisake Naholo's injury has many questioning his selection for the Rugby World Cup. Photo / Getty Images

Miracle cure? I doubt it

Former All Blacks doctor sceptical of the so-called Fijian "miracle cure" used to treat star winger Waisake Naholo's broken…