Penalty conundrum no conundrum at all
Published 09/07/2014 | 02:30
If cliché is to serve any purpose in our lives it's surely to provide some failsafe rules in moments of great turmoil.
Never give a sucker an even break is my favourite. Brent Pope used to say it a lot and if you think about it, it sums up the utter lack of nuance in the All Black mentality.
Competitive sport, during a contest, is not a time for nuance. Afterwards sure you can utter platitudes, embrace your opponent and share "moments".