Let me help you

Things are not looking good for the British and Irish Lions, and they will be working hard to get the tour back on track. But it’s also hard on you visiting fans. So let me help you.

Highlanders coach gambles on Gracefield

The Highlanders have pulled a player out of retirement in a desperate bid to reverse the ailing franchise’s Super 15 fortunes. Coach Jamie Joseph made the decision to call up Barry Gracefield after the suspension of Ma’a Nonu for three weeks, following a tip tackle on Crusaders player Tom Marshall on Friday. The suspension ended…

Because I’m Lazy Part III

I’m still in holiday mode, so here’s another post from earlier in the year. McCaw, Carter Supreme Winners At Literature Awards All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was given the supreme award at the Steinlager New Zealand Literature Awards last night.McCaw’s epic book, Richie, won the main award, the Literature Cup, as well as picking up…

My Own All Blacks Story

When I read Shayne Philpott’s rugby story in the news the other day it brought a lot of things back to me. Things I thought I had put behind me. It also brought back a few tears. Some things are just so painful they never really left you. Philpott was a handy utility back in…

Under Pressure Springbok Coach Attacks Critics

The pressure continues to pile onto Peter de Villiers, the embattled coach of the South African rugby team. His team is returning home after a dreadful three-match tour, following Saturday night’s hammering at the hands of the Wallabies. Now questions are being raised about his coaching skills, and reports are emerging of a rift between…