COMMENT:

It's Rugby World Cup semifinal time and suddenly more Kiwis are posting Air New Zealand flight tickets to Japan on their Facebook and Instagram, with highly optimistic messages about the All Blacks' chances against England.

My mates from far and wide are suddenly asking for tickets to the final (as if we are already in it) which of course I can't get them. I have a ticket, but I can't even get my husband one!

I've just returned to New Zealand to TVNZ and Spark Sport's semifinal coverage, but go back for the final as a judge for the

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