New Zealand, as has been proved, are rubbish […]
Are you England in disguise? No, because England won today, and it is this craven passage of play which shows us that NZ are weak at the ultimate pinch-point and therefore once again not the best in the world.
Dan and his dad recall the Kiwi 10’s kicking development in this ad for Adidas. Some would call it inspirational stuff, others would call it a bit dull. Where do you stand?
New Zealand give Italy a pasting on Saturday
There are not many rugby blogs about when you look around cyberspace, but of those that are out there this one is a corker.
Southern hemisphere rugby fans must be puffed up with self-satisfaction after this weekend, and I don’t fancy giving them much more to crow about, so here is the edited version of the performances of their teams at the weekend.
South Africa vs Samoa in 2003. Louis Koen manages to score a conversion whilst a completely bladdered Samoa fan legs it out of the crowd, tries to tackle him and knocks himself out in the process. Good work fella!
As the person who sent me this link said: “Some would say this is crass and at the expense of a noble culture – and some would laugh out loud.” I know which one I did.
As the commentator says, "It’s 1995 all over again!"
What a player, what a man. Will Carling famously said, “He’s just a freak, and the sooner he goes away the better”, but I for one wished we’d seen more of Jonah.
We all know that New Zealand take a great deal of pride in the Haka, it is a motivational tool, a symbol of their cultural heritage, and a chance to scare the opposition a bit. Also, you disrespect it at your peril, as Wales discovered last year at the Millennium Stadium.