[wdvltalk-social] RWC and othert things

edc_quik@ihug.co.nz edc at wnc.quik.co.nz
Sun Sep 11 22:42:30 BST 2011

Joseph, you are an eternal cynic........

btw: the naked male buttocks belong to Maori 'warriors' who issue a "call to battle" to signal the teams to come on to the
Michael Ensor, Wellington, N.Z.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "joseph harris"
Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2011 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: [wdvltalk-social] RWC and othert things

: On 11/09/2011 01:24, edc wrote:
: > It's a pity that the fourth NZ side, England, had only one kiwi on the field, if they had had more on side they may have
: > better. I was looking forward to the England v Argentine game to be the best match of the day but in fact it was without doubt
: > simply the worst display of rugby on the day. The England all black strip didn't help, it looked wrong and fake.......even the
: > Sky sports commentators were dismissive, talking about the "real" All Blacks when talking about England's dismal performance -
: > they won, just.
: >
: Well, you know that in England it is not considered good form to
: actually win at anything. [Unless we are sending th e Scots, Welsh and
: Irish to deal with things like wars.] And if one team - not Gentlemen,
: obviously - *must* win then all other sports teams are expected to look
: inept until that fever passes. And as for trying very hard to win... I
: feel faint;  of course Andy Murray is a Scot. 'Nuff said.
: (Once upon a time the English Cricket team would never dream of winning.
: And now it has thrown th e Bookies' plans into real disarray.)
: > Trivia comment: I wonder how NBC is going to cope with the display of naked male buttocks at the start of every RWC match.......
: Be on the Sports channel, won't it?
: Joseph
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