(Written in early 2003, the previous post (LITC:part4 also written in 2003-blame my memory)
As many of you already know, I am something of a “sports buff.” By this I mean that I have the good sense to keep sport roughly three to six feet from me at all times and (if possible) contained within a television. I had an exercise regime once; however this was an evil regime and I had to overthrow it. Seriously though, there is a big season of rugby ahead of us, and with this one sentence most of the girls who may be foolishly reading this, have now stopped. However they should start again because all that a new rugby season means is a chance to rate our sporting ‘hunks.’ I am of course referring to an article in the Dominion Post which discovered that
You see, the cunning plan of the AB selectors has been to pick the sauciest of NZ playing elite in the hope that
This phenomenon has gone so far now that the news website Xtramsn.co.nz has a page dedicated to “Sexy Sports Stars.” This is what the page has to say about new AB Daniel Carter: “he is damn fine”, they also say: “He's exciting on the field, and we're sure he would be very exciting off it too.” Many other top sports people are listed as “damn fine” on this webpage: Shannon Paku (
So here is a revised NZRFU plan, just in case the opposition do not field teams of girls, make the team look like winners before they even hit the field. Below I have given a brief example of on-field dialogue
Ugly English Player 1: Righto boys here they come let’s give ‘em ‘ell
Ugly English Player 2: Oh no Bill, look at ‘em, their bloody beautiful, how we gonna beat them then eh?
Ugly English Player 1 (Bill): Christ, your right lets give up now.
Also it seems that rugby players get the most attention in this area of
And when it comes to world coverage we are stuck arguing about David Beckham’s hair or something about Anna Kournikova or about two dogs getting married in
P.S. this is the link to the dog marriage story