There have been several locks jumping (including Brad Thorn)
throughout the season and it never gets better. It's
generally overthrown or not thrown straight.
Coltman was in the All Blacks squad and was dropped. It can't
be because he isn't a good player because he is one of the
strongest running and hardest hitting players in the hooker
position. I don't doubt he is an excellent player, it's just
he isn't a hooker.
Maybe he isn't the whole problem but it's a good start. So
lets move him to prop and bring in someone that can get the
job done. Sack the lot of them if need be, but until we fix
it we will continue to cough up ball. Lineouts cost us
a top 2 finish in super rugby, a quarter final loss, and cost
Otago the shield against Counties. I don't care what happens
it just needs to be fixed.
Been listening to this all Highlanders season and now
starting with the ITM. When will people learn there are 4
people involved in a lineout? Hooker, jumper and two lifters.
Unless the throw is not straight you cannot blame any one
person ( unless you know the calls? ). Hooker gets told
where to put it. It is up to the jumper and lifters to stop
in the right place ( from running up and down the line) to
recieve the ball at the right height.
Stevesone57: "I would have thought the latest events at the
DCC would have everyone asking the hard questions as to what
happens to ratepayer money once the DCC get their hands on
it." And destroy the illusion? No way
If Sue Bidrose is to effectively "clean house" then Dave Cull
and Co. need to fully investigate where the money went with
CST, DVML and associated issues as well.