Simple stuff too hard for “decent journalists, trained and skilled”

In the online Herald last night:

“Blues centre Rene Ranger is said to be on his way to French club Montpellier.

According to a report on Sky’s Reunion tonight, Ranger, who played three tests for the All Blacks in 2010, will leave the Blues at the end of the season.

It is curious timing from the 26-year-old, as he had a great chance to return to the All Blacks fold this year in the absence of Richard Kahui, who is leaving for Japan, and Conrad Smith, who is said to be taking a sabbatical at the end of the year. 

Ranger’s clash with Crusaders opposite Robbie Fruean at Eden Park on Saturday night was said to be a precursor of things to come but it seems he sees his future elsewhere.”

Most punters will catch the game at Eden Park on Friday night. Not sure who the Herald will see there on Saturday night…

Obviously small details are beneath “decent journalists, trained and skilled“.



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  • williamabong

    Great move should improve the standard of rugby in both countries, bonus a better class of women to bash.

  • CJA

    Do people at the Herald check this stuff? Man this is getting beyond embarrassing. Do they even care? I hate it when I get stuff wrong but I learn from my mistakes and try not to make the same mistake twice. It’s called learning.

  • Chris

    Check this piece out for crack shot journalism. She’s close to illiterate:

    • Hazards001

      Uh huh. She sure is. That was actually painful.