The home side featured legendary New Zealand rugby names like George Nepia and Cliff Porter, who can be seen in the photo above. Otago Daily Times, 22 JuneCourtesy Papers Past It was shocking weather with driving snow, but still a crowd of 28, people turned out.
The tourists blew a lead to draw the game but, from that six, only Scotland outhalf Finn Russell got off the bench. Gatland later told reporters that the late call-ups four Welshmen and two Scots did not get a decent run out or any run-out at all because of the negative reaction from the media to their arrivals in New Zealand.
Dell did get a short cameo off the bench in an earlier midweek game but none of the Welsh call-ups did. Finn Russell in action against Hurricanes. Asked by host Alex Payne if the senior squad felt the call-ups, commonly known as 'The Geography Six'. It was quite tight and there were about 10 minutes to go.
Put your foot on the ball. Coley [Dan Cole] is blowing! And I was like, 'Wig, it's not happening, mate. Because he was my coach at Harlequins and we had a good relationship.
We're going to see this job off and win it'. We actually drew all and we could have done with them coming on as fresh legs, and maybe winning it. But, you win some, you lose some Leading against South Africa in Cape Town, the Quins loosehead twice resisted suggestions that he would be subbed off in the final minutes.
Marler ended up playing the full 80 minutes as England got a win to snap a worrying losing streak. The very definition of backing oneself. Here's something new from JOE Dig in for untold stories of life as a pro, interviews, and analysis. New episodes every Wednesday.