Ruthless All Blacks name 'strongest-possible team' to face Boks at Newlands
Hansen said he expected a backlash from the Springboks, who were heavily criticised by their fans after their record defeat at North Harbour Stadium
Coach Steve Hansen has underlined the All Blacks’ ruthless nature by arguably naming his strongest available team for their Rugby Championship finale against South Africa, with all of his rested players coming back into the starting side. Hansen allowed four players -- lock Sam Whitelock, flankers Sam Cane and Liam Squire and midfield back Ryan Crotty -- to remain in New Zealand while he took a less experienced squad to Argentina last week, where they wrapped up the title.
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