Super 12 coaching lessons

The Blues have dashed more hopes this season than the average weekly Lotto draw. But it proves something - Crusader/Canterbury rugby coaching doesn't transfer readily to anywhere. Not to Australia, not to the Waratahs, not to Japan, not to the Highlanders and now not to Auckland.
We often forget the importance of local history - coupled with the massive physical demands of the game - it can make or break a player or coach's career in a couple of Saturdays.
The Blues have won the Super 12 only when Sir Graham Henry was either head coach or part

Cellphones and driving

Chathams runway

Speed limits

Consequences of speed

Budget inquiry

Budget 'hack'

War in Iran

Street lighting

Rail to airport

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