Steve Hansen rugby player
Steve Hansen rugby player

Sir Steve Hansen

1st Jan 1970 0.00m/kg Coach

Steve Hansen pays tribute to Kieran Read

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black head coach Steve Hansen has paid tribute to Kieran Read in the wake of the latter’s announcement of retirement.    Hansen coached the All Blacks from 2011-2019 and...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Argentina, Wallabies losses reveal All Blacks' attitude problem under Ian Foster | Matt McIlraith

6 months ago by The Guardian

The calamity a nation feared is reality, and Foster’s appointment has cost New Zealand Rugby dearlyTwo wins and a shaky draw from his first five matches was not what All Blacks bosses – or the New...

Four years ago today, Ireland claim historic win over New Zealand

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four years ago, Ireland ended a 29 game and 111-year duck as they finally claimed a men's senior international win over New Zealand.   The Joe Schmidt coached side joined the...

One Year Ago Today: England 12-32 South Africa

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One Year ago today, South Africa dominated England to match New Zealand's tally of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup for a third time. Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe kicked England when they were down and...

The Breakdown | Covid-safe training camps will test players and coaches to their limits

7 months ago by The Guardian

Players in Six Nations squads face six weeks in their biosecure bubble, and coaches must look after their mental wellbeingWhen Steve Hansen was Wales’s head coach, their training base in the Vale of...

Former All Blacks boss Steve Hansen takes up NRL role

7 months ago by Rugby World

The World Cup-winner has joined the BulldogsAll smiles: Former All Blacks boss Steve Hansen (Getty Images)Former All Blacks boss Steve Hansen has signed on to help out the NRL’s Canterbury-Bankstown...

Sir Steve Hansen lands league job

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an interesting new development, former All Black coach Sir Steve Hansen will be joining NRL outfit Canterbury Bulldogs in a high-performance consultancy role.   Hansen was All Black head coach...

One Year Ago Today: England 19-7 New Zealand

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One Year ago today, England dethroned New Zealand with a magnificent performance in Yokohama to set up a final against South Africa. Manu Tuilagi's early try set the tone as England shattered New...