Brodie Retallick Sonny Bill Williams says honesty is best policy for All Blacks midfielders at RWC

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He’s the All Blacks coach, but Hansen had a past career in the New Zealand Police.

The Canadian midfielders may want to check their insurance policies if Sonny Bill Williams and Jack Goodhue are paired together at the World Cup for the first time on Wednesday.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen won’t name his team to play Canada for the second World Cup pool game until Monday, but there are compelling reasons to give Williams and Goodhue a run in the match in Oita.

Brodie Retallick Sonny Bill Williams and Jack Goodhue last played alongside each other when the All Blacks drew 16-all with the Springboks on July 27.

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Sonny Bill Williams and Jack Goodhue last played alongside each other when the All Blacks drew 16-all with the Springboks on July 27.

In addition to needing game time, the two big units would welcome the chance to prove why they could be a potent force if paired-up for the quarterfinal against Scotland or Japan.

This could cause some anxiety for the Canadians, but that’s not Hansen’s problem.

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He has to figure out which midfield combination will do a job for him and already knows how good Ryan Crotty and Anton Lienert-Brown are together after they excelled in the 23-13 win over the Springboks in Yokohama last weekend.

Despite the competition for places, Williams, who is playing in his third global tournament, said there

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