Crowd helps Taranaki
Last year Counties Manukau missed an 82nd minute penalty to lose. This year was different; this year they missed a 77th minute tackle. This sport can be tough. Almost as tough as backyard rugby.
So my wife has some brothers. I would get paired up with the nephews to take on and eventually take them apart. There is no filthier and satisfying place than a backyard inter-family ruck.
Anyway - for the first try, Uncle Seta says ‘hey nephew Manasa, run over there and pass it to Waisake’. ‘I’ll stay here’. Manasa does that and Waisake scores. Good tactic. Pretty much the backyard footy, just without the beers, swinging arms and lies about how good we were at high school.
Toa has some gas, he got in behind the advantage line so many times, I wondered if he had swapped teams. The nephews would never swap teams though. Why? According to encyclopaedia of facebook, it’s called a ‘Funcle’. A ‘Funcle’ is like a Dad – only way cooler.
Is it just me, or does Beaver Donald look like a choo choo train when he runs? The brothers-inlaw sound like a choo choo train after a mere three minutes, even though the field is smaller than a squash court.
Led by the Block C quartet, let’s call them ‘the loudhailers’, the crowd notched up a try assist for the second try. To the tune of Seven Nation Army, the loudhailers started the ‘Waisake Naholo’ rift, Counties rushed to cover ‘the fast one’ and it opened the gap for Charlie to score. I like your headgear too, Charlie.
What’s with the team’s white shorts though? The Bulls look like they are in a rap booty video.
Back to the game – the ‘loudhailers’ pulled another try assist by chanting ‘Waisake Naholo’ again. Counties were on to this and covered the inside. But we tricked them and passed it to Waisake who superman-ed it in the corner. We call that move ‘hot dog and beersies’. Loudhailers were aaaarrgghhooogaaahhhing each other. I’m in block C too, Block C rules, you other blocks best lift your game.
Off to do my stretches, I have a big game coming up…..
Great to see the All Blacks here this week, should be a cracker event.
Thank you NZRFU, these games in the provinces are massive.
Up the Bulls