Category Archives: Rugby

Mike Hosking: Clickbait Champion

It was good to see Mike Hosking dumping on the Aaron Smith clickbait story (about a quickie in a public loo) and, by implication, his own bosses/moneychangers who passed the story for publication.  The chap who took the shot of … Continue reading

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McCaw for Monarch!

Why stop at a knighthood for Richie McCaw?   Why not make God’s own a monarchy?  Māori have one.  Tongans have one.  Why are pākehā so mean spirited, Māori might enjoy two monarchs?  Brand new king, brand new flag.  Heaven-sent opportunity … Continue reading

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On the Bring From a Lack of Drink

I confess I was shocked by the blatant beer and circuses approach adopted by National to the challenge live television coverage of the Rugby World Cup posed to my compatriots.   Open the bars they compassionately cried.  Equality for binge … Continue reading

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All Blacks’ Defeat Linked to Disgrace?

In the early hours of Sunday morning I woke to thunder rumbling round and round Wellington’s harbour and hills.   Something nasty afoot in the natural world?  But it was just an unusual cloud arrangement.  Rain soon followed and bought some … Continue reading

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