The All Blacks are again tops in the Rugby Championship after defeating the Pumas 36-10 in Argentina on Saturday. While the margin seems hefty enough (especially for those of you that laid the 23 or so with your sportsbook), some are criticizing the All Blacks for their seeming inability to string together two consecutive equally … Continue reading What’d We Learn This Weekend? The Half-Assed Edition
The Rugby Championship will be broadcast in the US on ESPN3, as it was last year. The first game on the streaming platform will be New Zealand v. Australia at 3am PST on Saturday morning, followed by Argentina and South Africa at 8am. Alas, despite my repeated pleas, no indicated as of yet that ESPN3 … Continue reading Rugby Championship on US TV; Other Rugby Notes
The Lions series in New Zealand ends not with a bang, but a whimper. Years of anticipation and weeks of regional preliminaries culminated in a largely referee-induced draw at Eden Park last weekend, ending not only the game, but the series, in a flat-footed tie. So as we marinate in the dual let-down that was … Continue reading What Should You Have Learned From The Lions Series?