I love New Zealand. Great place. Great people. More than any country (even Mother England or the Yanks) Australia can turn to New Zealand (and vice versa) when the going gets tough. They also boast the single greatest burger joint on earth.
Fergburger, Queenstown, New Zealand. God bless these burger maestros.
But when it comes to sport… all bets are off.
Cricket and rugby immediately spring to mind, but today I’m going to suggest that our fiercest rivalry with the Fush und Chup eating, jandal wearing, chillybin owning mob from across the Tasman is in a different sport altogether.
With the summer of cricket fast approaching the Australian sporting spotlight is now shining squarely upon our boys wearing Baggy Green caps. With the recent Test series over in South Africa now in the books, MoTD look to wade through the outstanding and mediocre performances, suspicion and innuendo surrounding the team and the selection decisions that need to be made. Chiefly we ask: (setting aside injuries) who should be the players representing the country girt by sea when we take on the still-hung-over-from-our-World-Cup-win Kiwis?
A mere blip, or a warning sign for change?