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Search begins for next All Blacks coach

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) The most sought-after coaching position in world rugby became available Friday when All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen announced he will step down after the 2019 World Cup.

The search for Hansen's successor begins immediately and already some of the top coaches in the rugby world have indicated their interest.

Hansen has been involved with the All Blacks since 2004 as an assistant coach, after previously coaching Wales, and since 2012 as head coach.

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