> North Island Legends
would be a
competitive (invariably), if what Bobs & others suggest. There are a few
international players from the South Island who would bppst the team's
> Wing: Brendan Laney (LOL)
> Centre: Daryl Gibson
> Centre: Mark Robinson
> Wing : ???? (LOL, couldn't find ANY)
province) would have to enter the team, & Wilson would need to go to the
wing, if indeed there are no others. He could do with more sprint & speed
training, but he his strong in defence & running, & safe under the high ball
& in positioning.
The Eels' current Kiwi Right Centre David Kidwell (from Canterbury)
could be especially strong on the right wing.
First Five: Tony Brown
BTW Manuel Edmonds could be from South Island, but don't know
whether he'd be eligible for any NZ rep team.
Christchurch, committed in defence & powerful in attack. Could be a dope No.
> Flank: John Blaikie
& Kiwi no nonsense prop Terry Hermannson is from Christchurch. Both could
play No 8 or openside flanker, I guess.
with Brisbane & Kangaroo giant second row/prop Brad Thorn to return to his
native Dunedin. He has a hankering to play for the All Blacks.
In terms of ability he is tall enough & has the game to handle lock,
& has had his best year of League ever. Amazingly, he has put in two cross
field kicks from first receiver (!) to set up match winning tries, as well
as sprinting 40m from the base of the ruck to score an scorching try for a
> Prop: Davin Heaps
> *** Mark Hammett
> Prop: Dave Hewett (LOL, sad but true)
> Comments: NI team will win easy. Simply throw it out wide or keep it in
> the forwards and the NI team will put 30-40 on them. Only place where it
> is equal is in the midfield and the only place where the SI team have
> the edge is the inside backs.