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Beautiful stadium should have hosted the world cup final.
Posted 12:57 21st November 2011
Memeer, abuse for certain, but he was never threatened, Some poor buggar with the name Bryce Lawrence (not the ref) who lives in Auck has fielded all sorts of threatening phone calls from x pat SA supporters, to the point he now has a new unlisted phone number.
And if you read my post i said some Bok supporters, not all.
Posted 01:30 19th November 2011
Great Stadium with Great support Cant wait
Posted 23:23 18th November 2011
BVD.... is this game part of the conspiracy and if so who wins and by how much, just want to get the best odds early so I can book my flights for first class flights for England 2015
Posted 16:53 18th November 2011
@ startledwombat - I heard U2 were doing the anthems, so that they could claim that they'd sung to an equally big crowd as the rugby teams play in front of...
Posted 15:40 18th November 2011
'he's got dagg' - who can forget the last-minute try in last year's 29-22 win to nz?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zve1YKt_Ex4 great moment, this was the try where John Smit, celebrating his 100th test, was left holding Nonu's boot as the game went from draw to loss with 40 seconds to play.
Hope the 2012 event is as good, whoever wins.
Posted 10:51 18th November 2011
I see that NZ have a 100% record over South Africa at this venue.
And that the rugby here results in bigger attendances than for U2!
NZ vs SA 2010: 94,713
U2 2011: 94,232
Should be a terrific occasion. I wonder who will do the anthems.
Posted 10:13 18th November 2011
@KiwiLad - you have a short memory my friend, Wayne Barnes took some abuse in 2007 by the choking losers fan club. At least the All Blacks can win the world cup at home, maybe Mr Tew can make sure the world cup is hosted exclusively in New Zealand - that way you don't want to have to wait another 24years do you (hopefully Bryce will be around then too, just to keep the competition fair of course).
Posted 08:29 18th November 2011
I wonder who the poor referee will be that SOME demented Bok fans will blame for not winning this competition?
Posted 07:07 18th November 2011
Oh this is going to be very good.
Posted 22:23 17th November 2011
The yahoo.co.nz website article refers to The Castle Rugby Championship, so as I thought the name was contived to make it easier for a different sponsor's name to be attached to it in each country/ market (in NZ it'll be Investec, haven't seen what Oz & Arg unions will call it) - which is ok, but why didn't SANZAR just say so from the get go & spare us all the "best of the best" crap?
Posted 21:03 17th November 2011