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by Tussock
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pinetree RIP
Replies: 118
Views: 8297

Re: Pinetree RIP

A true rugby man.

RIP Pinetree
by Tussock
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wine Thread
Replies: 6562
Views: 471352

Re: The Wine Thread

Thanks frankster (I do follow your great twitters updates). Will likely have a car for a few days in Alsace.
by Tussock
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wine Thread
Replies: 6562
Views: 471352

Re: The Wine Thread

Heading to Champagne for a couple of nights and then to Alsace for the week leading up to Christmas. Staying in Colmar for most of the time. Anybody have any recommendations on wineries/houses to visit? Would prefer smaller/more accessible places and very limited French. Other tips (places to eat/vi...
by Tussock
Sat May 06, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL Chiefs vs Reds match thread (06/05/17)
Replies: 113
Views: 3761

Re: The OFFICIAL Chiefs vs Reds match thread (06/05/17)

Toro wrote:He's gonna be a real loss for the Chiefs, Lowe has been a fantastic player and very representative of the Chiefs style. Always thought he should've got an AB look-in at some stage with his skill set.
Agreed, solid player
by Tussock
Sat May 06, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL Chiefs vs Reds match thread (06/05/17)
Replies: 113
Views: 3761

Re: The OFFICIAL Chiefs vs Reds match thread (06/05/17)

As a saders fan... very impressed with the work rate & skills of Rettalick, Cane and McKenzie... fantastic game from the trio.
by Tussock
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Superugby to be reduced to 15 teams.
Replies: 1652
Views: 97117

Re: Superugby to be reduced to 15 teams.

Ellafan wrote:
Tussock wrote: as a kiwi I think its great that they have got rid of the finals shambles and teams will be in finals on merit.
Nyet.
Well more so than it is now... at least after the conference winners it will be based on standings.
by Tussock
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Superugby to be reduced to 15 teams.
Replies: 1652
Views: 97117

Re: Superugby to be reduced to 15 teams.

Although I feel for the teams that are going to get cut (and no I'm not going to opine on which teams I think should get cut), as a kiwi I think its great that they have got rid of the finals shambles and teams will be in finals on merit. Haven't read much abut how the finals will be structured but ...
by Tussock
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders v Blues: MATCH THREAD: Christchurch: March 17
Replies: 313
Views: 13954

Re: Crusaders v Blues: MATCH THREAD: Christchurch: March 17

The Blues are missing a genuine openside flanker: Gibson just doesn't get around the park quick enough. It's revealing that when Moala made his break the only Blues player trying to get up in support was Big Patrick. Where were the looseforwards? A very slight improvement from the Blues over last w...
by Tussock
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders v Blues: MATCH THREAD: Christchurch: March 17
Replies: 313
Views: 13954

Re: Crusaders v Blues: MATCH THREAD: Christchurch: March 17

Superb win!! Played to their strengths and brought home. Celebratory beer needed.
by Tussock
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Murray Ball Goooone
Replies: 34
Views: 3310

Re: Murray Ball Goooone

RIP

Always had a few footrot flats books around as a kid. Great laugh.
by Tussock
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate the friendliness of rugby players you randomly met
Replies: 311
Views: 19543

Re: Rate the friendliness of rugby players you randomly met

Hello all, long-time lurker/1st time poster. Kiwi living in Sydney. Teams Sth Canterbury, Canterbury, Crusaders & All Blacks. Good thread and thought I'd add my 2 cents. Cristian Cullen - met about 94/95 when he was playing 2nd division and sold him a pair of black trousers for a function. Friendly...
by Tussock
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate the friendliness of rugby players you randomly met
Replies: 311
Views: 19543

Re: Rate the friendliness of rugby players you randomly met

Hello all, long-time lurker/1st time poster. Kiwi living in Sydney. Teams Sth Canterbury, Canterbury, Crusaders & All Blacks. Good thread and thought I'd add my 2 cents. Cristian Cullen - met about 94/95 when he was playing 2nd division and sold him a pair of black trousers for a function. Friendly/...