Posts Tagged ‘All Blacks’

The All Blacks should give up

Written By: - Date published: 10:45 am, June 24th, 2018 - 49 comments

The All Blacks keep winning everything and it is incredibly bad for the game.

Take a lesson from the All Blacks

Written By: - Date published: 9:23 am, October 22nd, 2016 - 21 comments

The Japanese proved decades ago that shared ownership – involving workers in management – is a highly successful and productive model. Seems that it works for the All Blacks too.

ABs vs Australia

Written By: - Date published: 2:41 pm, October 31st, 2015 - 78 comments

Will the All Blacks be the first team to defend a RWC title?

It’s real when an All Black does it

Written By: - Date published: 1:33 pm, March 10th, 2013 - 118 comments

100 prominent New Zealanders warning about the most serious threat we have ever faced – meh. It’s only newsworthy when someone associated with the All Blacks does it…

ImperatorFish: If Political Journalists Wrote Sports News

Written By: - Date published: 2:27 pm, February 13th, 2012 - 8 comments

Scott at Imperator Fish has kindly given us permission to syndicate posts from his blog – the original of this post is here

Speculation began yesterday that Richie McCaw may face a challenge to his captaincy of the All Blacks, after the team’s near-loss in the Rugby World Cup final.

ImperatorFish: McCaw, Carter Supreme Winners At Literature Awards

Written By: - Date published: 11:31 pm, January 11th, 2012 - 3 comments

Scott at Imperator Fish has kindly given us permission to syndicate posts from his blog – the original of this post is here

Scott’s take on John Key’s contribution to The New Zealand Literature Heritage Trail booklet.

ABs vs France

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, October 23rd, 2011 - 78 comments

Now for the final – ABs vs France 9:00 pm at Eden Park – may the best team win.

[whew … that was close … imagine the national wailing and gnashing of teeth if the French had had a successful penalty kick in that last attack. Well done the ABs. Eddie]

ABs vs Wallabies

Written By: - Date published: 2:09 pm, October 16th, 2011 - 37 comments

Here we are again.  This time its ABs vs Wallabies 9:00 pm at Eden Park.  May the best team win (but it better not be Wallabies!).

ABs vs Argentina

Written By: - Date published: 4:37 pm, October 9th, 2011 - 13 comments

The ABs play Argentina tonight, 8:30 pm at Eden Park.

When things look black

Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, October 4th, 2011 - 59 comments

Caption Competition

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, September 26th, 2011 - 67 comments

Go the ABs!

Written By: - Date published: 10:33 am, September 9th, 2011 - 93 comments

Non-political post, but I don’t think The Standardistas can ignore the small event starting in Aotearoa today. I’ve got my ticket to the opening game, and I’m desperately looking forward to cheering on the ABs, tonight and through to October 23.

Apologise

Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, May 10th, 2010 - 45 comments

Congratulations John on your latest speech. We especially like the line “Let me be clear: there is no room for separatism in New Zealand.” Very masterly, clear and unequivocal. I know you meant what you said and weren’t just dog-whistling to the racist red-necks in the audience who’re feeling spooked by us signing up to […]

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