Author Archive for Jamie Wall

Jamie Wall grew up in Wellington, NZ and enjoyed a stunningly mediocre playing career in which the highlight was a seat on the bench for his club's premier side. He's enjoyed far more success spouting his viewpoints on anything to do with Rugby to anyone that'll care to listen.

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On the journey with Mitch

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AUCKLAND, NZ – News filtered through last week of the appointment of John Mitchell to the head coaching position of the USA Eagles, and it’s fair to say it raised a few eyebrows down in these parts. Despite being a former All Black who then moved on to be a relatively successful coach of the national […]

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Rugby World Cup Weekend Review: Pools C and D

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AUCKLAND, NZ – To every English fan that’s been taunting the All Blacks about ‘only being able to win a World Cup at home’: oh boy, that came back to bite you, didn’t it? All of New Zealand greatly enjoyed the opportunity to support the Wallabies for possibly the first time ever on Sunday morning, the […]

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RWC Weekend Two Review: Pools C and D

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AUCKLAND, NZ – The Rugby World Cup is definitely on now, with England’s loss to Wales meaning this weekend will probably see them get bundled out of their own tournament. New Zealanders everywhere are now faced with the novel experience of supporting the Wallabies this weekend, as the mood of this country is definitely favoring a humiliating […]

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RWC Weekend One Review: Pools C and D

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AUCKLAND, NZ – After four years of enjoying the fact that we can call ourselves Rugby World Cup champions, the day has finally come when the cup gets put back on the line for the rest of the world to have a crack at. The tournament opened with a bit of a splutter  at Twickenham, […]

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All Blacks RWC Squad: Who’s In And Who’s Out

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AUCKLAND, NZ – Last night Air NZ unfortunately found out that they’d made a particularly serious casting error for their latest passenger safety video. Israel Dagg, who stars in the national carrier’s latest big budget production, was notably absent when the NZ Rugby rep read out the 31 names of the men tasked with defending our […]

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Bledisloe Cup Review: The All Black Backlash

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AUCKLAND, NZ – It’s been a long, long time since the Wallabies have had the Bledisloe Cup or tasted victory on Eden Park, and they got a stark reminder of why last night. They were torn apart by the All Blacks in a brutal 20 minute period after halftime that more than made up for […]

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