Aisle be Back: Bledisloe #1 in Wellington

By Kevin McCarthy What more can a poor boy do? Ian Foster’s no more able to solve the talent glut at first-five than any other coach. So its Jordie as a converted wing to allow Richie M at first-five and his bro at fullback. We all know Jordie’s been stellar at fullback this

Aisle be Back: A bad week for NZR

By Kevin McCarthy Super Rugby wasn’t officially dead at that point but earlier this week I found myself remembering and chuckling at the competition’s finest moment – Merhts running towards the stands at Loftus and flipping the bird at the faithful. See, that’s how you communicate directly and clearly, good people

Aisle be Back: Christmas Day

By Kevin McCarthy I scoffed last week at the idea some were propagating that Sanzaar wasn’t playing politics when it came to deciding who would host the Rugby Championship. With the body yesterday revealing a schedule that will see the All Blacks left in quarantine on Christmas Day, amazingly, there clearly