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Who do we build the team around?

It's obviously BBBR up front, and in the backs it's still Barrett. The key leadership pieces in place around them are Cane and Smith (if he holds on) and Whitelock is there and vital, but he's on the downhill and probably won't make the next WC.

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Choose both

Rather than revisiting the appointment process, I'd like to look at another problem with the current AB coaching panel that is starting to become apparent - they are too afraid to make the tough selection calls.

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No Japan?

I can't fathom how NZ rugby hasn't offered a 4 team plus pasifika set-up to Japan, including support to get them in the Rugby Championship. It's ridiculous.

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Hansen's recent record

When I see people explaining away this loss - the manner of this loss - by talking about how great England were and how good Hansen has been, I don’t get it

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The risk analysis tragedy at the heart of the All Blacks

This may be severely tainted with my bitterness about walking out the stadium last night, at these fluffybunny Englishmen bleating about wonderful they were and how shit we were. And they were right

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