All Blacks still chokers?

By Paul Thomas In Sport

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10th November, 2011
Post-Rugby World Cup, pre-cold turkey observations, Part One: is there one rule for New Zealand and another for everyone else? Four years ago the All Blacks got precious little sympathy when they were knocked out in a match notable for Wayne Barnes’s questionable refereeing. The rest of the rugby world was dismissive of suggestions an injustice had been done and scornful of our inability to take it on the chin. UK rugby writer Stephen Jones went the extra provocative mile, as is his wont, insisting Barnes had given ...

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