21. July 2019
ABs vs Arg - Fifita’s last chance?
Fifita was perhaps lucky to get the first opportunity in the 6 jersey, as Frizell’s injury saw him left at home. Overwhelmingly, TSF posters appear pretty disappointed with his effort against Argentina
17. July 2019
Pre RWC Tests
Test matches that will be played before the 2019 Rugby World Cup by nations competing at that tournament
1. July 2019
Māori All Blacks to play Fiji
Who will be named in the 2019 Māori All Blacks squad to play Fiji?
30. June 2019
Squad Prediction v Argentina
OK, now that Super rugby is pretty much done, it's time to think about the squad for the first AB team, and here I've put down my guesses for the 23
19. November 2018
ABs v Ireland - The First Step
As they say, the first step in solving a problem is recognizing that you have one. I think it’s time to face the fact that this AB team is good, but not great.
11. November 2018
ABs v England - Time for change
Well, that’s a good comeback and a lucky win, and probably a good result for the team looking forward - as I've written before, we could easily face similar wet conditions next year in the WC if a typhoon hits.
18. September 2018
Saffa perspective of the Bok win
That was unexpected. Flipping delighted the defence held out though. A heroic loss is sometimes more gutting than getting smashed. A couple of random thoughts from this Bok supporter.
9. August 2018
Stats - Some Problems for the ABs?
Stats don't tell you everything, but they don't paint a pretty picture for the last AB/SA game. MOTM voting was tricky.
24. June 2018
ABs v France - The Rewatch
Many players put in much better efforts, but I’ll talk about four players later on – the two starting props, and Luke Whitelock, who seems to be getting a bit of chatter as the new suitcase.
18. June 2018
Was Ardie the Worst?
So, I re-watched the game - thank god for Sapporo Hana-bi-yabi beer (try it!). I focused upon Ardie Savea, so I'll get there soon, but first I want to talk about some team issues
11. May 2018
ABs v Japan - How was Fifita?
There was plenty of analysis of the AB/Japan game, with most posters focusing on the poor display of Jordie Barrett, the excellent cameo of George Bridge, and the assured play of Mo’unga. One player who seemed to do himself no favors was Vaea Fifita.