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Kia Kaha

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I am an avid All Black fan living in Madrid far from my native land of the long, white cloud but all too near to everything related to football. Speaking about rugby is my necessary outlet.

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September 2014
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Putting the test in Test match

Putting the test in Test match

2 days ago

The first international Test match in rugby took place in 1871 between England and Scotland at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.

Rugby Championship 2017: A showcase of talent over skill?

Rugby Championship 2017: A showcase of talent over skill?

5 Oct 2017

The terms skill and talent are often confused. The former implies hard work and many hours of practice and the latter an innate ability to do something.

Who is the Wallabies’ backline defensive general?

Who is the Wallabies' backline defensive general?

22 Aug 2017

History is replete with examples of leaders who rallied voters not so much with what they said, but the conviction they had when saying it. Similarly, Michael Cheika said Saturday’s defensive lapses were not down to attitude, but because doubt was creeping in.

Defence is the new attack

Defence is the new attack

2 Aug 2017

Growing up with two older brothers, you come up with anything to combat inevitable moments of boredom. A simple balloon, for example, could provide hours of entertainment and a rule book the length of the Great Barrier Reef.

Cheika plumps for potential in latest Wallabies squad

Cheika plumps for potential in latest Wallabies squad

31 May 2017

I was critical of Michael Cheika’s selections last year, which may seem harsh considering the amount of new talent he blooded. But many of those changes were enforced by injury.

The Crusaders: A beacon of hope to all

The Crusaders: A beacon of hope to all

10 May 2017

In 1957, the physicist Hugh Everett came up with a theory of multiple realities that took in quantum mechanics. It suggested all possible alternate histories and futures are real within their own worlds.