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  Reply # 526921 28-Sep-2011 19:44
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Just keep borrowing money like there's no tomorrow. Glad I don't run my finances like this.

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  Reply # 526927 28-Sep-2011 19:53
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networkn: Is there a legal place to buy tickets which are being sold by the original ticket holder?


technically no.

Its a real pain.  I had tickets for all the eden park pool games and wanted to sell a few cos I couldn't justify going to so many games to my wife. (ionly got the entire pool so I could guarantee tickets for ABs v France, Opening ceremony, and get first shot at QF tickets)

Unfortunately trademe decided not to allow selling of tickets since, according to them, you can only sell them to people you personally know.  I only wanted face value for them, but even that was not allowed.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/community/announcements/post/896


sucks big time, and ridiculous if you ask me.



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  Reply # 526999 28-Sep-2011 23:49
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old3eyes: Here's hoping the the Rugby Union don't expect the NZ tax payer to front up with the shortfall.


Well they pay for the America's cup and more NZ'ers would be interested in Rugby.

the IRB and NZRU will work it out, they already said they would.
 

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  Reply # 527176 29-Sep-2011 12:49
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wuhu!!! just won one ticket at work to the Eng vs Sco :)

go Highlanders :D should be fantastic game!




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  Reply # 527731 30-Sep-2011 15:06
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Are offloads allowed to be forward?

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  Reply # 527902 30-Sep-2011 23:02
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Wow how well did Samoa play again SA. SA are lucky to have one, those end game stats were pretty damning! If SA played against NZ like that, we would have thrashed them 40 points.

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  Reply # 528085 1-Oct-2011 22:22
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1) DC injured. again.

2) and talk about not changing the team as often as the last RWC because they have 'learnt' from history?

3) i wonder who is the 2nd in line flyhalf. i thought it was weepu. but it seems it's not because they upgraded him to top halfback. or have they ...
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  Reply # 528114 1-Oct-2011 23:28
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SCOTLAND! So close...
 

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  Reply # 528118 1-Oct-2011 23:31
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Poor scotland, but wow Tonga! Pity they are going home, did you hear that crowd. I really felt for Scotlands captain he was pretty inconsolable.

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  Reply # 528121 1-Oct-2011 23:42
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omg, watched tonga won france before step in Eden park's game. and what a sharme scots could not hold on :( I've no voice now... and face paint does not want to come off :(




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  Reply # 528125 2-Oct-2011 00:04
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I am actually pretty glad Deans is not our coach. Any coach who would keep Quade Cooper on the field right now would have to be suicidal. He is a menace. For a team like Russia to score 22 points against Australia, Deans should be pretty damn worried. I hope the only reason he is present is because they don't have someone else?

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  Reply # 528178 2-Oct-2011 10:24
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Huge this news morning! Dan is out of the tournament!

http://tvnz.co.nz/rugby-world-cup/dan-carter-gone-4430285

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  Reply # 528215 2-Oct-2011 11:36
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Why is it the AB's always seem to injure themselves in the practice sessions instead of on the field.

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  Reply # 528270 2-Oct-2011 14:43
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Hobchild: Why is it the AB's always seem to injure themselves in the practice sessions instead of on the field.


Maybe the only place they face any real opposition so far this RWC  :)

Just means the ABs will have to prove the team are more than just one or two players.  Colin Slade this is your time to shine! 




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  Reply # 528290 2-Oct-2011 17:17
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just reiterating - we (still) don't know who our first team is (everyone seems to be playing everywhere!), and the ones we thought were first choice have been struck by lightning.

for now let's hope richie is fine and

having said that, let's just enjoy the tournament and hope someone can stop the steyns. (make no mistake i'm an AB fan!!!)

PS poor scotland ... if jonny didnt get injured scotland would have won! albeit probably not by 8 points and so would have gone home anyway but then argies would have topped the group meaning ABs hitting out agasint the poms ....

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