Aisle be Back: ‘Merica

By Kevin McCarthy Rugby in the US always lurks on the edge of our New Zealand consciousness. We know it exists, but we don’t really know much about it or take it seriously. I remember reading a book once on one of the late 1970s tours which touched down briefly in

Aisle be Back: The 100th Test

Petone halfback Ginger Nicholls playing in the first ever All Blacks -Springboks test in Dunedin in 1921. The All Blacks won 13-5 and Nicholls was Player of the Match before being dropped for the second Test. By Kevin McCarthy  A wounded Springbok is a dangerous beast. It’s also wounded. Going into the