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All Blacks Have Had All Year With Their Families - Time To Front Up

The NZ Rugby Union faces its next battle - getting the players to play. This year has seen Beauden Barrett, Richie Mo'unga and less crucially The 20 minute All Black TJ Perenara, become or about to become, first time fathers. That is nice. But this year, the NZRU has taken in total some $7m in taxpayers cash to subsidise wages.   Revenues will be down all round (estimates $120m) and the poor NZRU will be suffering gargantuan holes in their balance sheet. The woke snowflakery that lost the All Blacks the World Cup last year cannot be repeated.  You cannot accept "family reasons" to avoid any of the Rugby Championship.  Playtime is over.  Wifey with the cute instagrams peddling sponsored product continues as does flogging her used most likely sponsored clothing on Instagram.  Another latest pastime for the huns! "We want to make sure whoever is representing the All Blacks does so in a safe environment where they feel happy and comfortable,” said NZ Rugby chief executiv