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.
We all know the score, New Zealand look unstoppable in-between World Cups, and then for some reason come the actual tournament itself they cock it all up. Let’s look at the full list of excuses/reasons for them losing since their solitary win in 1987, and then have your say in our poll.