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Another Game I Will Never Watch Again

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The day after however this does not feel nearly as bad because for the whole 80 minutes we never looked like winning that game.  Add in another 15 mins for the haka.
There is zero point analysing the match or why we didn't win.  You could assume the only time we beat England was to the team bus but even then I suspect various members of the squad were still huddled in their "vulnerability group" in the changing rooms talking about their feelings.
We just have to pray now that the All Blacks change their stance on eligibility rules and let Warren Gatland take over as coach and build on what we have by going back a bit and starting again.  I fear Scott Robertson will do to All Black rugby what Robbie Deans did to the Australians.
No doubt the fact Kieran Read and Steve Hansen are retiring anyway will ensure we do not have a similar bloodbath as in the past however if Jacinda Ardern needed to actually have an inquiry led by a QC into a campaign and what went wrong, perhaps …