Saturday night was so terrible that it’s not even worth discussing the finer details of the game. Both attack and defence were awful — unacceptable. With the season on the line, the men from Mt Smart huffed and puffed for a while, but, when they couldn’t blow the Dragons’ door down, couldn’t even ruffle the hairs on their chinny chin chin, the Warriors simply lay down to die.
I’m not quite sure who thought it would be a good idea to take a bunch of Dragons to Middle Earth, but the Warriors have no choice now but to fight for their lives.
While there’s only one win separating the Red V and a seven-game losing streak, the men from Mt Smart find themselves in a slump of their own. Three consecutive losses have turned a promising season into one on the brink of collapse, and last week’s performance threw up more questions than answers. Continue reading Must-win in Middle Earth