Close to four hours on a bus is enough for some serious contemplation, particularly when that trip takes you from London to Leeds.
Two schools of thought about All Black selection have been aired lately.
After an exhaustive search, the Wellington Phoenix have at last named their new head coach.
Petone, Poneke and Oriental-Rongotai were some of the winners this weekend, with Tawa beating Rimutaka 81-0.
Anna Thomson wants the whole 12 yards in Tahiti next month.
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