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The Test

Television (Excerpts) – 2003

It’s very important, it is, your discipline, because you’re the window on New Zealand and you’ve got to behave. I mean, that’s part and parcel of it, they’re lucky to be there.
– Fred Allen, All Black coach 1966-68
I don’t think we really understood anything until we arrived and really saw the impact of what a tour can do to a country. But, you know, for us the nice excuse was, and maybe still is, all we’re interested in is playing the game.
– Naas Botha, Springbok 1980-82
If you had tried any funny business you knew damn well that you were going to get the wrong end of the stick sooner or later ... that’s what some of them did have a crack at, and I objected to it.
– All Black Kevin Skinner on facing the Springboks in 1956