After the rugby ball is over

By Fiona Rae In Television

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31st October, 2011
Thank goodness. The most important game in the history of rugby is concluded and we can go back to normal. And by “normal”, I mean a future of unparalleled prosperity and free beer for everyone forever. Winning the Rugby World Cup after 24 years is that awesome, apparently. Six weeks of rugby ending in a result for which a nation – sorry, a stadium – of 4.3 million had been waiting more than two decades. If you believe everything you read, that is. “This is something we’ve dreamed of for a while; we can rest in peace,” said All Blacks coach Graham Henry after the final, apparently ...

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