All Blacks prop Ofa Tu'ungafasi says he had no intention to injure French winger Remy Grosso during the first Test last night.
Grosso was hospitalised with reported facial fractures suffered in a tackle at Eden Park involving Tu’ungafasi and flanker Sam Cane.
Steve Hansen said New Zealand has always copped criticism from rivals .
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Tu’ungafasi took to Twitter today to wish Grosso well in his recovery while also revealing the Frenchman was not well enough for the All Blacks prop to visit.
Earlier, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen Hansen said the dangerous tackles last night were purely "accidental" after criticism from French coach Jacques Brunel over the tackle.
Steve Hansen said Sam Cane and Ofa Tu'ungafasi's tackle on French winger Remmy Grosso was completely accidental.
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Brunel had said Cane and Tu'ungafasi's tackle on Grosso in the 59th minute should have been a yellow card offence.
Cane hit Grosso's face with a swinging arm, with Tu'ungafasi's shoulder connecting to Grosso's jaw as the French appeared to slip while going into the tackle.
"Look, I can understand that they'll be a little bit miffed when their guy got yellow carded," said Hansen.
French lock Paul Gabrillagues was sin-binned early in the second half for what appeared to be a high tackle on All Blacks midfielder Ryan Crotty, replays showed his tackle was legal and connected with Crotty's shoulder.
"As I said last night, I don't think their guy should have been yellow carded nor do I think Ofa should have been yellow carded either.
"Our game... is really fluid and there is movement in it and when you get two guys coming in to making a tackle on, things can change late."