ANY GIVEN MONDAY with Dylan Cleaver

There's an advertising campaign doing the rounds at the moment that "stars" Steve Hansen as a trenchcoat-wearing John le Carre character, using coded language to facilitate the swap of secret dossiers.

It's an Oscar-worthy, tour de force performance. "Shag" was born to play this role; he had no need to go method. His coaching career has been built not just upon his intricate knowledge of rugby and man management, but more recently on his ability to control the message.

Nothing about the All Blacks from a tactical or personnel standpoint gets into the public

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