No mercy: All Blacks move in for the Bledisloe kill

The kick-off for the first Bledisloe Cup test between the All Blacks and Wallabies has been brought forward

Ryan Crotty's sister has voiced her concerns over the All Black's concussion problems after the midfield back was forced out of last night's Bledisloe Cup match against the Wallabies. It's just a tough injury.

Maddocks scored Australia's only try on his Test debut after replacing winger Dane Haylett-Petty for the final 25 minutes on Saturday night and Cheika said he'd have no hesitation starting the 22-year-old should Folau be ruled out.

In a chilling warning to the Wallabies, coach Steve Hansen insisted the All Blacks still had plenty of improvement to come.

"The worst thing people can do is say 'how's your head?'". Do I have headache?'

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David Pocock is widely regarded as one of the finest talents in World Rugby now, a mainstay of the Australian team who reached the final of the World Cup back in 2015.

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Hansen confirmed he was unlikely to seek a wing replacement, with Waisake Naholo presenting well on Sunday after a shoulder knock, and Ben Smith, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Jordie Barrett and Damian McKenzie offering the cover required. "There's no room for manouevre around we can slip up here", Cheika said. "He'll build a lot of confidence out of that". "He's only played two tests and he's done really well in those two".

But he also warned it would be unsafe not to anticipate a major Wallabies response in Auckland, even without injured fullback Israel Folau. Then it was our turn to have our moments and whilst we didn't capitalise like we would have liked to have in that 20 minutes we certainly made them work hard.

"Between himself and Banks they'll be looking to fill that spot this week during training and whoever gets the opportunity I'm sure will go well".

"We'd be silly to think they haven't got another player who's going to step in and wear the jersey with pride and urgency", Hansen said.

'Our challenge this week is to learn better and be hungrier than them'.

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