ANY GIVEN MONDAY (Sunday edition)

The view from the terraces can be the most unreliable in sport. The distance between the eye and the action, the erratic commentary from those around you and other environmental elements mean you can never narrow your focus like you can on the couch.

So take it with a grain of salt when I say the All Blacks looked as awesome in Auckland as they were poor in Perth. The scoreboard would suggest that's an irrefutable truth, but there are others better positioned to deliver sound judgment.

Likewise, while it appeared to me that the

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