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Direction was the difference in a pivotal game for the Hurricanes and Blues on Friday night. The Blues appeared to lack a clear strategy whereas the Hurricanes seemed to benefit from having things explained well and drilled into them. That's where it would help having someone like captain Conrad Smith on hand. It doesn't matter who the coach is, if the players aren't performing, you're not going to succeed.
I breathed a huge sigh of relief when the NRL announced its new lifting-in-the-tackle ruling this week.