“Oh the Shame”

Crys the Sydney Morning Herald. In a great weekend for trans-Tasman rivalry the All Blacks put one hand on the Beldislode Cup with a tough 12-6 victory over the Wallabies in atrocious conditions in Christchurch and the All Whites “humiliated” the Socceroos 1-0 to win the Nations’ Cup and gain entry to next June’s Confederation’s Cup against such global heavyweights as Brazil and France. The ABs followed up with a convincing win a week later, over-powering the Springboks 41-20 at Wellington’s cake-tin.


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Looking Back at Our Rugby Heritage

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