* Since rugby became professional Southland has lost many of its stars to other provinces. The grapevine tells me that the Ranfurly Shield win may result in at least one or two of them coming home.
* Garrick Tremain’s cartoon in today’s ODT shows a reporter and camera man at the reception desk of the NZ Cricket Council.
The reporter says: We’d like to do interviews with the captain, the coach, the selector, psychologist, nutritionist, trainer and the coach driver pelase.
The receptionist is on the phone and says: Daniel . . . couple of gentlemen to see you.
* There’s a rugby match in Tokyo tomorrow.
* What’s up with netball?
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