Sport Review

Richard Irvine
The sport newsletter that sometimes has sport.
Created 26 Oct 2019
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  • Up all night
    11 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    You can enjoy pizza for dinner, you can enjoy pizza for breakfast. Love comes in many forms. One of my favourite Kane Williamson quotes was a response to being asked how he liked T20 cricket, as a som...
  • Sean Fitzpatrick: 'I'm in the metaverse and can't get out'
    04 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Hey! It’s your old mate Sean Fitzpatrick, family man and All Black legend! But I’ve got a problem. I’m in the metaverse. And I can’t get out. When you’re the ex-captain of a global elite sporting bran...
  • Terrifying NZ sport halloween costumes
    29 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Not for you Auckland or Waikato - but everywhere else, if you want to join the scary candy fun, here’s some options with some sporting flavour. ‘Social’ sport guy - everything’s cool and ‘I’m just her...
  • Runsheet: USA v 'New Zealand' 'rugby' NYC promo event
    21 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Background The greatest nation on earth plays New Zealand (map) at rugby on Saturday. Target outcomes Generate buzz. Any buzz. Guest list Kyrie is out. Run sheet As guests arrive: NZ folk band Flight ...
  • Top five dream NZ sport vaccination experiences
    14 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    It’s really important you get the jab, so Aucklanders can do things, and more people stay alive and that - book it here and find out more. Mt Vic Vaxx The Australians simply cannot cope with your slow...
  • Most blessed objects in New Zealand sport
    07 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    After covering our nation’s most cursed, let’s balance things out, and cleanse the sporting and emotional palate. A Jonah Lomu Rugby disc - Real ones know the greatest-ever rugby game was this little-...
  • Just wholesome things to get you through
    01 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Everyone’s battling. The Auckland lockdown is more stressful than a particularly testing Trying To Find Things session around the house. Luckily for you dear reader, Sport Review is a Subject Matter E...
  • Rugby rivalry review
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    It’s deeply shocking for New Zealanders venturing overseas to learn a) not everyone loves the All Blacks and b) generally, rugby fans think we’re a pack of cheats. The great game is built on rivalries...
  • Former All Black coaches review Met Gala looks
    16 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Laurie: Oh yeah this is fantastic. Him and R2 crack me up. Mitch: I relate to this robot. Steve Hanson: How do you go wees in that? Hasn’t thought it through. Grizz: I thought we were turning up for a...
  • World's lamest trick shots
    09 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    If you’ve got a ball, a phone, kids running about and some kind of target, you’re set for trick shots. Everyone loved Dude Perfect’s original shots - they’ve turned them into an empire - but it’s more...
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