'We are asking one referee to do it the way they did it when blokes like me were playing, jogging around the field basically.
They are also now assisted by former All Blacks coach John Mitchell, the team's defensive expert who along with Jones will be hell-bent on putting one over the world champions by virtually any means possible.
Teammate Ben Smith said of the reception he and his teammates received: "There wasn't too much fuss when we got there - we were down the front. It just comes in a different wrapper".
Hansen said he and the Australian speak or text roughly once a fortnight: "You don't ring up people you don't like, just because they are doing the same job as you", Hansen told a news conference on London on Monday.
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.
England head coach Eddie Jones has highlighted the importance of discipline against the All Blacks but Ashton rejects suggestions that they need to play at a faster pace.
"And if you look at our overall numbers, we're actually overall pretty good".
"It's been a long time, four years is a long time in rugby". They've got some good ideas about the game so we've got plenty of enthusiasm there. "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 had some success against New Zealand in the past, but hopefully he doesn't get any on Saturday". 'You've been involved in rugby, things don't change quickly'.
"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", added Hansen. Obviously. It wouldn't matter if he were bullish or not. "It was physical, it's probably not the style of rugby we're used to but they're extremely good at what they did. That's the mark of a good side".