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James Mortimer     26 Aug 2012     Getty Images

The All Blacks defeated the Wallabies 22-0, and Hansen said that it was an improved showing from the previous week.

However while Hansen admitted it was a solid performance from the All Blacks, he felt that they hadn’t quite put together the virtuoso showing they were after.

“Tonight we went up two or three gears from where we were last week,” he said.

“(We) were probably half an inch away from really putting in a performance that would have made us really, really proud. But I think we can be proud enough of the one we did put in.”

With the All Blacks wrapping up the Bledisloe Cup, Hansen said that the players need to be aware of forming their combinations and working together as a team.

"We've got a really skilful unit and it's about learning to play together and be patient at times,” he said.

“In the second half I thought we were a lot more patient, and put them under a lot more pressure but we didn't use the luck to finish off.”

Hansen said the All Blacks left some points out on Eden Park.

“Richie had one he lost over the line, and if Reado (Kieran Read) had millimetre longer fingers he would have scored. You can go on,” he said.