Archive for July, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Smith: May have a point !

Source: Second rugby ref pushed to improve test spectacle – Daniel Gilhooly Introducing a second referee to top level rugby is a possible solution to offside play that is strangling the All Blacks’ counter-attack, according to assistant coach Wayne Smith. Smith said referees are ignoring the law which states players in front of the kicker […]

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

ABs(19) vs Boks(28):63rd minute disaster!

        The ABs spent only 2 minutes in the Boks 22 in the first half. The ABs fueled the ball possession of the Boks by penalties and dumb mistakes. The the ref liked the roar of the home town crowd when he penalised the ABs as well. If this ABs side was a batch of […]

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Chain Of Command: Fractured !

Source: Silence proves golden as All Blacks staff wired for sound – Greg Ford You may or may not be aware, but nothing said on the field misses the coaches ear piece. So who is in charge ‘during a game’, what happens when Richie McCaw says ‘Stuff that idea, where doing it this way!’, I […]

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

ALL Blacks(22) vs Aussie(16)

               ONE hand on it ! What was good: 1) Winning after being 10 pts down. 2) Tactical nouse to play the conditions correctly. 3) Subs in second half had a purpose. 4) Donalds play after the first 20 minutes. 5) Richie and Conrad game after the first 20 minutes. 6) Our forwards beat […]

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

NZRU: Hidden MasterMind Exposed !

This is the master mind behind the NZRU board. Exposed ! So you cant blame Tew he is only a puppet. NZRU on the road to ruin ! Lauri Mains sees it ! He was correct about  the ELVs, and ABs tactics last year, I think Lauri correct on this coaching panel forecast ! Well […]

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

ABs: Coach’s re appointed to RWC 2011

         NZRU position For 6 years the players having been hearing the same record. For the same 6 years the ABs back line has done little to impress. Smith at least should have gone ! The NZRU board and Tew dont have the mental muscle to understand why a change was need.  There are […]