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The British and Irish Lions win the series 2-1 after third Test rout

Vindication for Gatland, yes. Kiwis wondering if he's their best coach, unlikely. Tough to argue with the results of the current and former.

1 Year, 3 Months ago

Midweek Madness - Twickenham Streaker dots down beneath the posts

"...as the ballsy individual picks his path..."

RD, I see what you did there. ;-)

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Prop Ben Franks' big hit and unbelievable try-saving tackle on wing Frank Halai

Muliaina moved to Invercargill at age 2. I'm sure his talent was really shining through though between diaper changes.

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Prop Ben Franks' big hit and unbelievable try-saving tackle on wing Frank Halai

Matt, are you suggesting players go to NZ to get the highest level of exposure? Somehow I doubt that's true, as the competition for roster spots is arguably the toughest there.

More often you see second tier NZers headed to Scotland, England, or elsewhere through some ancestral connection as they couldn't crack the ABs. In fact, 38 NZ-born players in the 2011 RWC played for other nations. I agree that it is all a bit silly, but many (most?) of the foreign born ABs, particularly the Polynesians, came to NZ with their families as children (Kaino, for example).

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Reggie Goodes' catch and sprint down wing for great prop try

Nice prop try, though I couldn't help looking at the huge swath of empty yellow seats. Cmon Wellington, come support!

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Halani Aulika rounds Sale Sharks cover to score great prop try

Great try, love how he just plucked the ball when he saw that opening.

BTW, it's Keven Mealamu, not Kevin.

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Prop Ryan Bevington turns on the gas for outstanding Ospreys try

Nevermind, had a funny refresh issue on my page.

1 Year, 8 Months ago

Prop Ryan Bevington turns on the gas for outstanding Ospreys try

Is it just me, or is this video the 7s highlights? Did this get changed by accident?

1 Year, 8 Months ago

Italy stun France with another Six Nations upset win in Rome

Watched it online? Pay channel or free feed in the US?

1 Year, 8 Months ago

Is Carlin Isles the world's fastest rugby player?

Didn't know internet chinese whispers were hand-timed. Especially when run at a huge, almost certainly electronically-timed Texas Relays.
http://www.flotrack.org/article/11741-RESULTS-2012-Texas-Relays

Not sure your point though, since the rest of your post suggests you think he's for real.

1 Year, 10 Months ago

 
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