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posted by on kiwis, rugby

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The NZRU have consistently said they hold themselves to a higher standard than most other rugby-playing countries – physically and mentally. They used to also be considered worthy guardians of behavioural standards, and touted their mentoring and guidance of younger players striving to become a famed “All Black”. Little by little, that halo has been […]

posted by on women things

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If she’s a lawyer, she must have giggled, then cringed, at his attempt at “sworn affidavit”. Turns out intellect and rugby skill are diametrically opposite. Who knew? And now we’ll get to read all the Aaron Smith apologists saying SHE is the grub in all this. Because, well, he’s an AllBlack, isn’t he? And they’re […]

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This whole deal is embarrassing for the NZRU and Hansen in particular. They’ve clearly contravened the meaning and spirit of the suspension – every single person I’ve spoken to (including kiwis) thinks SBW should serve out his time and miss four games of EQUAL stature ie. four test matches. And seriously, is SBW that important […]

posted by on cricket

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Yeah yeah – So they’re saying that there’s going to be a $50million influx of funding to grassroots cricket. I call BULLSHIT. And I bet I don’t have to wait for more than one year to have my fears realized – that it’s all smoke and mirrors, the top players will get paid more, and […]

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It would seem there are 200 billion reasons why Our Donald would so badly want to get into bed with Vladimir… Bill Browder’s Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Could Explain Anthony Scaramucci’s Bizarre Behaviour.