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Sport Review #153

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But after the hype of the event waned the following week, Chiefs and Black Ferns midfielder Chelsea Alley posted an honest and raw reflection around what it took for the players to get to Eden Park that evening and the continuous commitment from female athletes to take the field. 

Reading about the dedication and sacrifices in juggling their reality is one thing, but actually living it is a completely different story. 

Ash Stanley on what needs to happen after the first women’s Super Rugby match [Locker Room]

Dylan Cleaver on how the BLACKCAPS players and staff got out of India after the IPL was shut down [NZ Herald]

Ian Anderson says Olympic games organisers need to learn some swift IPL lessons about running big tournaments during the pandemic [Stuff]

How the SKY team puts together a rugby broadcast - there are a LOT of moving parts [NZ Herald]

Video nasty

All the Bond impressions you’ll ever need.

Long read

From the archives - Moneyball author Michael Lewis applies the stats-based analysis to basketball and finds Shane Battier makes every player around him better [New York Times]

Recommendation 

If you’re a music or guitar nerd, you’ll love Marc Maron talking to Steve Miller [WTF podcast]

Bring back the gif 

When your team goes to Christchurch to try and win the final.

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