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Ditka or Die — All Blacks Rugby Comes to Chicago

Ya’ll ready for this? The legendary New Zealand All Blacks take on (hah!) the USA Eagles on Saturday at Soldier Field. We are sure that Mike Ditka is turning over in his grave, whether he is dead or not, because rugby is just not ‘Merican. Still, there are some things to like about the sport, […]

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Finally, New Zealand’s (Rugby) Cup Runneth Over!

It’s amazing what one point can do. Approximately 18 hours ago, the mighty New Zealand All Blacks — who have the highest winning percentage of any professional team in any sport, but a long history of stumbling at the last hurdle — beat the totally schizophrenic French, 8-7. That single point won us the Rugby […]

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10 Tips for Rugby World Cup Visitors to New Zealand

1. Just to be clear. If our All Blacks don’t win the Cup this time, all 4.5 million of us kiwis will commit suicide. Do you really want that on your conscience? 2. We hope you enjoy our brilliant new rugby and entertainment facilities. They’re beaut. 3. Since you last visited NZ in 1987, when […]

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Chinese flock to New Zealand for auspicious 10/10/10 weddings amidst the sheep, hobbits and killer whales

An *Asian invasion is underway, with Chinese flooding into New Zealand to get hitched on October 10, 2010. 10/10/10 is a seriously auspicious day, according to a honeymoon tour organiser. “When used in a Chinese idiom, ‘shi quan shi mei’, 10 means perfection and flawlessness. Chinese believe getting married on the date means it will […]

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