Articles Tagged “All Blacks”

  • The William Webb Ellis Trophy 1/12/2008

    And then there were two…

    Thus the rugby world cup is drawing to to a close. As I am posting this, Australia is challenging Wales for the soon-to-be-forgotten title of Third at the cup. That’s worse than saying “from all who lost, I was the first”. This will be remembered as a slick, entertaining and mostly incident free world cup […]

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    Eden Park – All Black Fortress

    If you had a chance to have a look at the complete schedule for the World Cup you would’ve have noticed that the All Blacks aren’t taking any chances on where they will be playing their matches. They have made absolutely 100% sure that they play at their favorite venue, Eden Park in Auckland, as […]

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    Big weekend to decide the Rugby World Cup Pools (Including Superbru…)

    So you’ve been playing in our Superbru pool and so far its been pretty much plain sailing. Everyone is sitting on an almost 90% accuracy rate on their predictions with pool leader boards pretty much being decided on Margin Points and the occasional Bonus Point.  The only genuine upset was Ireland beating Australia. There was also been […]

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    The New Zealand Haka 1973 vs 2011

    The New Zealand Haka must be one of the biggest hallmarks in sport. Although the Haka we know today has been redeveloped a little bit and even different versions of it exist today. You’d think that the 1973 All Blacks doing the Haka would be just as imposing and fear inducing as the class of […]

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    New Zeeland bulldozes Tonga in RWC 2011 opener

    It’s not that we expected an upset or anything, with a very predictable score in the end. Perhaps a higher score if the halftime score was anything to go by. This was very entertaining opening match that hopefully spells a very exciting tournament. After running away a bit in the first half, the All Blacks […]

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    Preview: Tri-Nations 2011 decider, Australia vs New Zealand

    Here in South Africa we seem to have already forgotten about the Tri-Nations and are solidly focussing on the World Cup. We can probably be forgiven because the smouldering hope we had of winning the tournament was doused with the loss to the Ausies in Durban two weeks ago. The Springboks’ win against the All […]

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    New Zeeland RWC 2011 squad

    The All blacks tasked to take on the world has been announced. No surprizes, but wow, can’t wait to see SBW in action in the title hunt! Forwards John Afoa Ben Franks Owen Franks Andrew Hore Richie McCaw Keven Mealamu Kieran Read Brad Thorn Adam Thomson Samuel Whitelock Ali Williams Tony Woodcock Victor Vito. Backs […]