It was a good'un. Crushing for your boys I'm sure. Like the French and their bloody "Try from the end of the world" against us. Sometimes you have to suck it up and acknowledge the work. The conversion retake did seem unnecessarily cruel, mind.
Pretty fucking stupid and deserving of a ban. I just wish there was consistency in punishment. Bradley Davies vs Ireland was far worse for a lesser ban. Tuqiri on McCaw was far far worse for a lesser ban. And of course Mealamu & Umaga had no case to answer.
The test is to sprint and casually lob the ball back over your head. You will have passed the ball backward and the ball will have landed behind. Yet relative to the field it will have travelled forward. »