Archive for June, 2009

Monday, June 29th, 2009

MAINS WARNING : We should listen !

Source: Mains calls for Henry to go  The calls for Graham Henry to step down as All Blacks coach have started. Former coach Laurie Mains says it is hard to judge from the outside, but he is having trouble trying to pick up the pattern the All Blacks are trying to play. “That sort of […]

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Welcome Home ‘Maul’

Watching the first three weeks of international rugby downunder it was great to see the French, Lions and Sth Africans use the mual. The ELVs by default had removed it from the game, now its back and good to see as an option of forward power. See blog villians for those that dont understand rugby […]

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

ABs: Pre Tri Nations, we are in the shit !

Source: Best to Luke out, Stephen  Gregor Paul Luke MacAlister was horrible as first five vs Italy, Stephen Donald is an ugly first choice to start the Tri Nations tournament. Isaia Toeava keeps on getting selected when he cant catch or talk to anyone on the field, and bomb near certain tries. ABs injury list could […]

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Tew on Campbell TV3: Let them eat cake !

Reference: Mr Tew (CEO NZRU) public appearance on the Campbell Live show 25-6-2009. Mr Tew was wondering why the love affair with rugby is wanning by the NZ public. Fool.. here is a starter list 1) The same games over and over every year. 3x SAR, 3x ARU. 2) Screwing around with the rules (Yes, NZRU […]

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

ABs: Henry the HeadMaster thinking …AGAIN !

Source: Graham Henry gaff was sheer stupidity – Jonathan Millow Extracts… Weepu was undoubtedly speaking on behalf of the team when he gave a bittersweet post-match interview. “I probably would not have kicked the ball out had I known, and kept the ball in hand. “Obviously we weren’t told about the six-point margin and I guess […]

Friday, June 19th, 2009

NZ Tab … bets

            Blogger: Placing a bet on France at $3.30  for a win, and the British Lions at $3.30 for a win ! Ha ha ! UDPATE1: NZ Tab: 2, Blogger: 0

Monday, June 15th, 2009

ABs: The team for the Cake tin, vs France 2nd Test !

NEW ZEALAND: Mils Muliaina (captain), Cory Jane, Conrad Smith, Ma’a Nonu, Joe Rokocoko, Stephen Donald, Jimmy Cowan, Kieran Read, Tanerau Latimer, Jerome Kaino, Isaac Ross, Brad Thorn, Neemia Tialata, Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock. Reserves:Aled de Malmanche, John Afoa, Bryn Evans, George Whitelock, Piri Weepu, Luke McAlister, Isaia Toeava COMMENTS: Are you freaking kidding me, this […]

Monday, June 15th, 2009

ELVs: Spiro Zavos fessed up, he new all a long that..

Source: Deans one step ahead of Henry in adjusting to whole new maul game– Spiro Zavos Danie Craven, the most important authority on the laws in the history of the game, once said that when one change was made it often affected other aspects of play. He used the analogy of pulling a thread from […]

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

All Blacks(22) vs France(27)

  ……man for the job ! Is he or isnt he ? Well look the this single selection issue : Toeava ! Last night he did not impress, and failed at a critical time. He has been given more chances than your ex wife ! But they still pick him year after year. Henry comments: […]

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

NPC: John O’Neill, loud again, but maybe correct.

Source: O’Neill wants to align provincial competitions  – Sunday Star Times With the Super 14,15,18, 100, whatever, the current second tier non professional level is like a wet fish, just not that interesting. The Ab’s wont be playing in provincial sides as they have duties else where, the NPC would be further diluted of senior and skilled players with […]

Monday, June 8th, 2009

More on Sonny Bill Williams..

Source: The next dotted line leads straight to Williams’ nation of choice – Brad Walter With press like the above, no wonder SBW may thinks he’s an automatic selection for any national side. Question: How many world cups did the All Blacks win, with Jona Lomu ? Answer : ZERO. Hell, I think the ABs […]

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Sonny Bill Williams: Rugby Tart !

     Image by : Getty Images Source: Who wants to be a Wallaby?– Rupert Guinness Sonny Bill Williams will play for the highest rugby dollar, that is the decision matrix for this athlete. He has sent signals to Samoa, NZ and now Aussie that he can play for either in there National colors. I would think that […]

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Super14: Bulls win, but why so gay !

Well done to the BULLs, I see lots of hugs and kisses after the game, well after all this was the nation that had there national team train in the nude ! Please dont tell Victor where I live, l like the teeth in my mouth to stay there ! ha !