After the All Blacks swept aside Canada at Oita Sauna, sorry, Stadium, every team has now played twice at this World Cup. That means it's time to start separating fact from fiction.

HANSEN IS PLAYING CHESS, THE REST ARE PLAYING CHECKERS

Steve Hansen's 2015 edition had already dispelled the idea that dull, defence-oriented rugby is the only way to win a World Cup, but there was a general sense that opposing coaches had figured out the way to stop the All Blacks was to employ a relentless rush defence.

This line speed would force the All Blacks to play either

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