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Huw Turner is a freelance rugby writer who is based in New Zealand. He has been contributing to Scrum.com since 1999.
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Oct 18, 2010:  "The All Blacks' style of rugby, ruthless physicality combined with sublime continuity between backs and forwards will prove too much for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Sep 12, 2010:  "Both Henry and McCaw are canny enough to recognise that they have to push on over the next 12 months, that the tactics that sufficed in 2010 are unlikely to do so in 2011." Huw Turner writes
Tri-Nations
Aug 9, 2010:  "With the the Tri-Nations title all but regained, All Blacks boss Graham Henry can reflect on what he has achieved before heading for Johannesburg." Huw Turner writes
Tri-Nations
Jul 5, 2010:  "I expect the All Blacks to win both Tests against the Boks. But expectations are such that defeat will heap enormous pressure on Henry, Smith and Hansen." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Jun 28, 2010:  "The continuing absence of Hosea Gear from the squad is hard to understand and the omission of young winger Zac Guilford seems perverse." Huw Turner writes
New Zealand rugby
May 31, 2010:  "The announcement of the first All Black squad of 2010, a 26-player group to play Ireland and Wales came against a backdrop of media and public unease." Huw Turner writes
New Zealand Rugby
Mar 22, 2010:  "A new coaching team and a June programme of internationals appears to bring Maori rugby out of the shadows in this, its centenary year." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Feb 22, 2010:  "The news of two signings in one week may not seem all that significant, a trickle rather than a flood, but Cipriani's signing could turn out to be hugely significant." Huw Turner writes
Kolkata Jungle Crows
Feb 1, 2010:  "The Kolkata Jungle Crows rugby club is one of the most extraordinary I have ever come across, and the most inspiring." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Dec 28, 2009:  "The punters do not pass through the turnstiles in eager anticipation of what they are about to receive at the breakdown," Huw Turner writes
Comment
Nov 9, 2009:  "Rugby is losing its hold on the psyche of the sporting public and less and less care a fig about that." Huw Turner writes
Coment
Oct 4, 2009:  "This civil war will inevitably alienate the average fan and conceivably have repercussions for the success of the 2011 World Cup." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Sep 8, 2009:  "Will the All Blacks be good enough to snatch this year's Tri-Nations from the Springboks? Yes, I think they probably will." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Jul 9, 2009:  "I would be very surprised if we see a Tri-Nations repeat of the All Blacks' lacklustre and error-strewn June performances." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Mar 30, 2009:  "Super Rugby has clearly become a white elephant and ultimately threatens the game in what is widely regarded as the world's leading rugby nation." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Feb 23, 2009:  Two items of European rugby news could be used to excuse and explain the long and loud guffaws of laughter emanating from rugby watchers in New Zealand this week
New Zealand Rugby
Jan 26, 2009:  "The Crusaders will represent New Zealand's most potent threat, the Blues , Hurricanes and Chiefs will flatter to deceive and the Highlanders will bring up the rear." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Dec 29, 2008:  "What Rugby World Cup in 2011 will offer is a tournament and an experience built from the cultural and rugby grassroots." Huw Turner writes
Comment
Dec 1, 2008:  "However good the individuals, and they are very good indeed, the sum of the parts exceeds." Huw Turner writes
Jun 5, 2008:  "The building site that used to be Lancaster Park, being reconstructed in advance of the 2011 World Cup, served as an uncomfortable metaphor for the state of the game in these parts." Huw Turner writes
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