Sunday, August 28, 2011

An All Black won the tri-nations tonight

Sadly, he was wearing a green and gold tie and did it from the Aussie coaches room.
If he goes on to win the RWC as well I think it is unlikely he will be back to help NZ rebuild from the impending disaster that is allowing your 8th place coach and captain have another go.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

I say nothing...
Bokkie

Barry said...

Hey - come on - where is the story about 'The journey' and praise for SBW and all ther other stuff you normally come up with about the AB's?
Like all self opinionate and arrogant organisations, the AB's dont know how to handle pressure - or what to do when the opposition play by different rules.I recall what happened when the French team refused to play by the AB's rules - they won!!
last night the Ausies played to their game plan - not the AB's - and they won.

I think Ted and his mates will soon find themselves in the same position as Goff - and they should start planning for a change in their employment......

Anonymous said...

Yeah well Barnsley, you know even less about rugby than you do about politics. The wallabies win-loss ratio under Deans suggests he'a actually still working for us.

Mort said...

I dunno whether the Aussies managed to play their game plan or just executed an All Black game plan with more passion. They blew the ABs off the ball. Their forwards were just wanted the win more than the ABs. The Aussie tries were all sheer brilliance in one way or another and they managed to create space which the injuries/ subs left exposed. The second half was a better performance from the scrum, and it looked like the ABs were going to get ascendancy. But all credit to the Aussies they did enough in the first half to secure the tri-Nations and well done to them. The ABs have a lot of work ahead of them, and these last 2 losses will hopefully wake them the hell up.

Barnsley Bill said...

Actually I saw signs of hope in the second half. Rare to see the team change the plan and they did that when they came out after the break.

Tinman said...

Perhaps the Ockers, 20-3 up, let them change the game plan.

they, the Ockers, certainly tightened up and won well when the pressure went on.

Robbie is doing a great job, unlike his loser counterpart.

pdm said...

anon 8:11am - I don't think Deans is worried one little bit about his win loss ratio. Since taking over as Aussie coach he has had one focus and one focus only and that is to win the 2011 RWC. After the last month he is right on track.

When he took over they had no props, only a couple of decent locks and struggled with a game plan. He now has a solid tight 5 foundation and adequate back up at prop and lock. He has game breakers through the backline mixed in with solid, do the basics players and very good backline cover. With O'Connor back to kick the goals they will be real contenders come finals time.

Anonymous said...

Have some faith!! This loss will give them even more incentive come RWC time