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503. Close To The Cup

BrotherPhil very nearly got his hands on the William Webb Ellis trophy today (if it hadn’t been for the other thousands of people, the security guards, and some bloke called Shag holding on to it.)     Which reminds me of … Continue reading

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498. From The Floor: #RWC2015 Grand Final

Australia 17 – 34 New Zealand It’s been a couple of hours since the final whistle, and I’m still just a flash flood of jumbly tumbly ideas and images and emotions. Exhausted satisfaction, of course. Awe at the smarts and skills … Continue reading

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493. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox. Fair dinkum, Girt by Sea for the grand finale of the Coupe Mondiale. It is, to be fully francis … Continue reading

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473. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox. Dear Diary So it’s the bloody Marseillaise again. The only thing the media chooks want to bang on … Continue reading

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431. “Who?” Said MrsDavy

I don’t ask for much. Really, I don’t. And as I am happy to testify, MrsDavy frequently occasionally surprises me with her regard and attention, none of which I have earned. Which makes me think that this latest episode is … Continue reading

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420. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox. London in autumn is not a bad place for a pint and a pie. And if one of … Continue reading

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402. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox.   Dear Diary Dropped into the Beehive last night to give my list of 31 for the Coupe … Continue reading

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388. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox.   Dear Diary I’m not a schadenfreude sort of guy, but I had to swallow a smile when … Continue reading

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381. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox. That was a fairly dismal flight back across the ditch after the Sumfony’s pathetic playing in Sydney last … Continue reading

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371. Shag’s Musical Diary

Occasional pages from the diary of Shag, Coach of the New Zealand Sumfony Orchestra, that have mysteriously found their way to Ned’s inbox. Dear Diary Sheila Shag is putting my suitcase together for next month’s Coupe Mondiale. She grumbled about whether I … Continue reading

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