Pinetree Chews the Fat

“If you want a snapshot of the way rugby used to be, there is no more impressive monument to the past than Colin Meads, a man as straight as he was hard.” The Observer talks rugby, film, and controversy with the man we call Pinetree, the 64-year old legend who “still looks capable of sticking his head in a scrum.” Meads pronounces on everything from touch judges (“interfering”) to his blokeish modesty at recently being voted the greatest player of all time (“a judgment he accepts with the utmost reluctance.”).  


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Hayden Paddon Wins Get Connected Rali Ceredigion

Hayden Paddon Wins Get Connected Rali Ceredigion

Multiple New Zealand champion and World Rally Championship (WRC) winner Geraldine-born Hayden Paddon (pictured left), 35, and 18-year-old co-driver Jared Hudson (right), from Christchurch, won this year’s Get Connected Rali Ceredigion,…