After settling his future, Steve Hansen is keen to get back to focusing on winning a third consecutive Rugby World Cup with New Zealand.
The All Blacks will not rush into appointing a new head coach, taking the time granted to them by Steve Hansen ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
We look at the best Opta facts relating to Steve Hansen's hugely impressive stint in charge of New Zealand.
New Zealand will be on the lookout for a new coach following next year's Rugby World Cup after Steve Hansen announced his planned departure.
Rassie Erasmus will work with the Bulls in pre-season as South Africa look to help their Super Rugby franchises in a Rugby World Cup year.
Ireland have secured the services of fly-half Johnny Sexton until at least 2021 after he signed a new contract on Tuesday.
Rassie Erasmus has inspired a South Africa turnaround but insists he will not remain as head coach beyond the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
South Africa and London Irish tweeted their best wishes to Naka Drotske, who was shot during a robbery in Pretoria.
Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll believes New Zealand are not as strong as they were four years ago as they head into a World Cup year.
World Cup-winning coach Jake White would be a good option for Australia should they sack Michael Cheika, according to Bryan Habana.