COMMENT:

The All Blacks are world champions all right, at making life confusing. Even for themselves.

The playing time constraints on Super Rugby All Blacks were a mess.

Trainspotters aside, the paying public, the customers, were faced with a muddle. The competition, once again, has been randomly skewed from above. And it hardly helps some players find their rhythm.

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But wait, there's more.

Along came All Blacks Foundation Day, where — apparently — the leading World Cup candidates bonded and gathered for a blast of coach Steve Hansen's wisdom.

What on earth could be confusing about that?

Here's what.

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