“I Never Thought the World Cup Was So Important to So Many People.”

Call it Kiwi modesty, call it naive call of the week, but we had to mention it somewhere. After all it may not be New Zealand’s proudest, or smartest, moment, but in terms of international achievements this month, none came any bigger than the effects of Charlie Dempsey’s controversial abstention from voting to decide where the next soccer world cup is held.


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Black Ferns Star Ruby Tui Wins Again

Black Ferns Star Ruby Tui Wins Again

Black Ferns wing Ruby Tui can now celebrate her World Cup victory with a new winner’s medal after she was recently named World Rugby breakthrough 15s player of the year at the…