Archive for October, 2008

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Dan Carter chose not to play NPC final..WTF !

 Dan Carter believing his press, a big mistake !   Its 2008 Oct, and a top First Five said to the media he decided he would not be available for his province for the NPC final, after his coach expressed that he would like him to play. After speculation that the NZRU/Henry may have decided to […]

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

ABs – Non Playing Team (a waste of NZRU money)

The ABs tour this summber is 35 players. With a heap of non playing members. Source: Lots of help at hand as ABs empire expands – Greg Ford D Shand – Manager G Henry – Head Coach W Smith – Back Coach M Bryne – Back Coach (Kicking) S Hansen – Forward Coach N Cron […]

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Cotton Wool Policy – Status Active.

Policy Execution 2006 – Selected All Blacks are not to play in NPC. Policy Execution 2007 – Selected All Blacks are not to play in Super 14, as well the NPC. Policy Execution 2008 – Selected All Blacks are not to play in NPC (Dan Carter NPC final). Henry and his mob, is soooo protective […]

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Did anyone notice ! Less and Less All Blacks in the NPC.

  Or did anyone notice that there was actually a NPC on this year, did anyone actually go to a game ?$#!$!??## Dan Carter is too busy (cotton wool club) to play in the Final, god bless him. The NPC used to be a premier event, now it ranks less than secondary school rugby, as its […]

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

The NZRU spin machine is starting to set you up..

…for selecting offshore players for the ALL BLACKS. Source: Henry favours home-based ABs – for now – Reuters Eligibility for the All Blacks should continue to be restricted to players based in New Zealand but the situation may change in the future, coach Graham Henry said. “There may be (a change) in the future because […]

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Rugby in NZ is doomed !

Why so gloomy. Imagine a NZ economy where unemployment is over 8%, the housing market has fallen 30% and peoples disposal income as dried up. If you dont think the current credit crunch will get us there, then you havent read the latest RBNZ economic report. With other rugby markets wanting our players, by paying good money and […]

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

ELVs – Aussies not singing ONeills tune.

Source: Bucket tipped on ELVs – Adrian Proszenko FORMER Wallaby Dick Marks has delivered a damning 10-page critique of the experimental law variations to ARU supremo John O’Neill. Marks, a Queensland Rugby Union board member, sent the document, titled The Other Side of the Coin, to O’Neill and fellow rugby heavy-hitters David Nucifora, Rod McCall, […]

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

NZRU – There is a crisis when …

Jock Hobbs – NZRU Chairman of the Board (CEO Strategic Finance) Source: Hobbs offers provinces Super stake – Greg Ford Hobbs does not believe rugby is in crisis. “There’s uncertainty around crowd numbers but the essential components of our game are not in crisis and I don’t believe the Air New Zealand cup is sick. There […]