a cool story I got to help share this week
Sidelined column from The Star, August 1, 2014
A chat with the Crusaders coach ahead of Saturday’s final
Crusaders’ 38-6 win over Sharks in semi-final secures place in final
Sidelined column from The Star, July 25, 2014
Meet the Canterbury Tactix’s new coach Sue Hawkins
Penalty shootouts can be exciting, and then they can be terrifying.
The dirty secret: journalism has always been horrible to get in; you always have to eat so much crap to find a place to stand. I waited tables for seven years, did writing on the side.
If you’re gonna get a job that’s a little bit of a caper, that isn’t really a job, that under ideal circumstances you get to at least leave the building, find people more interesting than you, learn about something, come back and tell other people about it—that should be hard to get into. No wonder everybody’s lined up, trying to get into it. It beats working.
— David Carr, here.
34-8 victory over Highlanders brings regular season to an end.
My report from last night’s game.
Crusaders’ back has had a big year
I had a chat to Kieron Fonotia ahead of the Crusaders’ game against the Highlanders tomorrow night.