Taine Randall has a point!

Taine Randell (Getty Images)
Taine Randell (Getty Images)
He has got somewhat of a point, unfortunately. I say somewhat, because South Africa has been required to travel across time zones much more frequently than the other teams, so it does in part explain past performance.

But the sixth team will not exactly help that situation, and the whole idea of a sixth team is ultimately a political one, after the SA government sponsored pressure to include the Kings. What New Zealand should have done was to resist from the moment political interference started to emerge with the same vigor as the flour bombs of the 80's. Now since they, New Zealand, played along to pretend that all was well, so unfortunately they too, will have to live with it.

He do hope that somehow the Lions surprises. (I am a Lions supporter, but even if I was a Stormer I would have hoped that, just to shut Randell up). There are signs that it might happen. The
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