NZ rugby people are waking up to what we've known for quite sometime. Super Rugby decreases fan numbers and support due to its one sided outcomes and predictability. They see cutting Oz teams as the easy answer to their problems, whilst never talking about their own elephant in the room, the...
would mean that NH have effectively the 3 test windows running through their club seasons. SH (previously July now Oct) NH spring (Nov) and 6 Nations (Feb March). be interesting to see if they were happy with that.
Rennie needs to think harder. That was dumb dumb rugby. A test class defence will gobble that up all day long.
might need to have a rethink about him.
euro teams are a long way ahead in the smarts department at the moment
Charlie Gamble has about 12 mths left until he is eligible for wallabies. I reckon he has more of the style Rennie likes than Mcreight. I wouldn’t bank on McReight being a given as next in line.
and I’m not being pessimistic - just realistic
yeah assuming the reds seem to be the biggest viewership - you'd think the reds v tahs and reds v ponies games would hit the top 20. but the week of the reds v tahs, the 20th spot had roughly 100k viewers. that probably kept those games out.
i'm assuming qlders are tight arses and thats why...
correct. just FTA. the ratings agency does produce a top 20 for subscription tv, but i believe Stan doesn't share its data. its basically a list of the top 20 foxtel programs - fox is the only subscription service that supplies data as far as I know.