From Fiji to Wanaka, it was a weekend of missed chances — but there were cheese rolls and gigantic props.


Seven rugby talking points from the weekend, and two more on Beauden Barrett.

Yeah, that'll work

A hard ground in Suva, with a bone dry ball, and the Māori All Blacks chose to kick

How long ago was that last win?

Better off mowing selector's lawn

Reinforce Cheika's coaching box

All this and $6 cheese rolls, too

Mother knows best


He's eaten his pudding

The perfect choice

They'll still love him in the 'Naki