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Yesterday I read an article by News24 journalist Lloyd Burnard. He was writing about the future of Allister Coetzee as Springbok coach. He believes Allister Coetzee is about to get sacked after two seasons of disappointing Springbok results.
Week Two of the Silly Season looms, and another eight Test matches are lined up for our viewing pleasure (or displeasure, depending on which team you support.) I have been taken to task for calling these November tours and Test matches the “Silly Season Tours”...
Yesterday my wife and I had to leave our little village at the lagoon and travel to a neighbouring town to do some shopping...However, this story is not about our shopping expedition. It is all about the Silly Season.
It was semi-final time in Christchurch, yet just 15 000 spectators pitched up to watch the game as the Crusaders knocked out the Chiefs. Although the AMI stadium appeared fairly full, it has a capacity of just 20 000, and one would have expected a semi-final to fill all those seats.