"It's disappointing but whenever there's an injury it is an opportunity for you as a player to improve and get better".
"He's got a tremendous work ethic, Eddie; he does a lot of homework and through that he will have identified some areas he'll want to try to target", Hansen said.
"So it probably indicates I like him and he might like me; I don't know".
"We've been able to come here fresh which is good - this is probably the freshest we've been", Foster said as the squad prepare to face England at Twickenham for the first time in four years. "A lot of those we were in total control of, and some we weren't". Ultimately that's going to drive a good week but it'll come down to how we execute.
We are in a good position but we are going to have to have a good preparation week and I think the last couple of weeks will allow us to play some good footie this weekend. "And he's just a loosey (loose-forward) who plays for England".
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New Zealand coach Steve Hansen will set aside his friendship with his England counterpart when their teams meet at Twickenham on Saturday, expecting Eddie Jones to have done his homework on the world champions.
His decision to change tack and chase honours with England has previously polarised opinion in the game, but Foster remained personally phlegmatic about the issue.
"So you'll probably find people that are close to those players and family that might support it, then you'd have others with a different view on players jumping into a national team from another country so quickly". It is what it is; he's not alone, there's a few more in a few other teams. That's something they certainly managed at Twickenham in 2012 when they thrashed a clearly exhausted All Blacks team 38-21 (three tries each, as it happens), and for Retallick, who started at lock alongside Sam Whitelock, it's a test he remembers well. Beyond that we don't know how long, but it's not within the next three Test...
"There is a lot of pressure there all the time". And the goal-kicking is a part of that.
"And if you look at our overall numbers, we're actually overall pretty good".