Category: Sport

The Himalaya's A.K.A. 'The Ceiling of the World'. 0

The Ceiling of the World

Mountaineering has always held great appeal to me. As a New Zealander, I grew up hearing of the feats of the late Sir Edmund Hillary and later those of the great Tyrolean – Reinhold...

That's my favourite team lining up against Brazil in 1982. 0

All-Time Top 10: World Cup Moments

I must say the timing of the World Cup in Brazil is impeccable. It will fill up these last weeks of June nicely as I prepare for the big move. Once the kids were...

Steve Gurney. Nine time winner of the 'Coast to Coast'. 0

Run For Your Life

I love to run but I have no desire to run a Marathon. Why is that? What separates those of us that are happy to do ten kilometres or less with those that just...

Stevie G... The best premiership player never to have won a League title? 0

The Real Reds

If you do not like sport, please avert your eyes… In The Rugby Blanket I wrote about the ending of a ‘quarter of a century’ long curse. But that’s not exactly right. It was...

Sometimes I do things by halves ...just 2.99USD 0

Half Price Sale

So the Autumn internationals are almost over and I can get back to the business of writing about …well writing. This series always throws up some interesting results and the All Blacks usually struggle...

Will it be a happy 100th for Dan? 0

K.D. Muir’s Sports Quiz

So what did we learn from this sporting week? Kiwis still can’t play soccer – There might be as many Kiwi kids playing soccer as rugby but there is no clear path to a...

R.I.P. Fats (Samoan International 1988-1996 / 34 Caps) 1

Farewell Fats

The Autumn Internationals are well and truly underway which means we will soon be treated to a month of rugby before the All Blacks take a well-earned break over the summer. This time also...

ETNZ - Will this be the biggest sporting choke ever? 1

All-Time Top 10: Sporting Chokes

See what I did there. I published this before I have to add possibly the biggest sporting choke of all time to the number one position. The event in question is due to occur...

The National Game 3

The National Game

‘Weeeeee are the Champions my Friends!!!’ sung the late great Freddie Mercury. Actually that’s not a song I can sing right now.  All of my teams, excluding the All Blacks, are not quite there....

Shark School 0

Shark School

About twenty years ago give or take half a decade; I decided to give an ex-girlfriend a Geoff Thomas Fishing Calendar for Christmas. I thought I was the funniest fecker alive and I had...