Former All Blacks boss Sir Steve Hansen slammed New Zealand Rugby bosses on Thursday for “not doing their job” and failing to publicly back under-pressure coach Ian Foster.
After a recent home series defeat to Ireland, New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson branded the team’s performance “unacceptable” over the three tests as Foster’s performance as head coach came under review.
Despite pundits calling for him to resign, Foster held onto his job for The Rugby Championship, which starts next month, but his assistants John Plumtree and Brad Mooar were sacked.
Hansen slammed the country’s media for their treatment of Foster before launching a scathing attack on New Zealand Rugby.
“There have been a lot of reviews done recently — when did New Zealand Rugby last do a review of itself?” he told broadc
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