Monday, 4 August 2014

Sevens and hell

I thought South Africa were good value for their victory over New Zealand in the final of the Commonwealth Games Sevens last week.

It's just possible that I may have previously mentioned this, but it must be said that I'm not exactly Sevens' biggest fan. Don't get me wrong, it's often a bloody good day out (as the attendances would verify), but as a game I'm afraid it leaves me cold.

I absolutely HATED playing it - way too much running about with nowhere to hide - and would always re-discover that annual mystery ankle ailment and make myself scarce as Sevens season approached.

Not only that, but I've never really enjoyed watching Sevens either. Yes, watching it live with a couple of beers can be good fun but as a TV spectacle it simply does nothing for me. Frankly the netball was more exciting.


2 comments:

Nursedude said...

7's is like professional
ice hockey here in North America, it's much better live.I will say that the 7 player game is Easier game for American spectators to follow- who have the attention span of ferrets-but for serious rugby fans, it's just not the same as the 15 player game.

Nursedude said...

7's is like professional
ice hockey here in North America, it's much better live.I will say that the 7 player game is Easier game for American spectators to follow- who have the attention span of ferrets-but for serious rugby fans, it's just not the same as the 15 player game.