A 1p kickoff in Jo'burg/Cape Town would be 9pm in Syd/Bne/Cbr/Mel.
Yet almost all the Aussie games played. With a 7/8pm kickoff - so 3/4am... Stupid stupid stupid
8pm Jo'burg kickoff sort of works for NZ - 7am Auckland time - so it is at least wathable for most people
In the same manner...
No doubt that Vic connections to the old boys network stronger.
But this has been some time coming. Long term issues with RU.
- chasing the short-term Foxtel money rather than ensuring some games on FTA
- not supporting juniors and subbies to the extent of other codes eg. AFL
- not requiring...
Yep Pulver gone.
I hope the WA supporters still attend the Perth test but have a protest (eg. Standing and turning a the 12th minute mark representing their 12 season in Super Rugby)
Despite a few derby crowds, the rest are pretty dire, even in a year where SydneyFC dominated.
ALeague will always be second fiddle to Euro leagues, and in coming years even Asian leagues.
Moving to Summer was a masterstroke, but they didn't bank on BigBash
As much as the NZers seem to hate it...
7-0 to Waverley after 15. Have had bulk of possession, and missed penalty.
W forwards dominant and K have lost a couple of line outs and seem to be kicking for field possession
W 14-0 after 20
W 21-5 approaching HT
W 26-5 at HT
Question is whether Knox can replicate Barker's shutdown game plan with maybe some runs from the back.
Certainly seems that Waverley needs to improve line outs, which won't be easy with frost in the line.
But I'm still tipping a W win by 15