A pessimistic Aucklander risks being branded the country's
biggest traitor after betting $130,000 on the All Blacks to
lose the Rugby World Cup.
Otago is taking steps forward but need to cut some
inaccuracies out of its game as it enters something of
uncharted territory this week.
The Makos march on.
In a game worthy of a final, Otago Boys' High School beat
Southland Boys' High School 32-20 at University Oval this
afternoon to win the Highlanders region 1st XV title and
advance to the South Island final.
Midfielders Sam Burgess and Henry Slade, who have each played
only one international, were included in England's rugby
World Cup squad as coach Stuart Lancaster culled Six Nations
regular Luther Burrell from his final 31-man group.
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