COMMENT:

A few days after the All Blacks played Tonga at a full Waikato Stadium on a sunny Saturday afternoon – a 2.35pm kick-off designed to replicate World Cup conditions and perfect for fans of all ages - Super Rugby's governing body announced there would be earlier kick-offs next year. Brace yourselves people, but are Southern Hemisphere's rugby power brokers finally listening?

Where will it all end? I'll tell you where I think it should continue very shortly, but in the meantime let's dwell a little on what playing rugby earlier in the day means for the game here and

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