Most of the night kind of sucked. Except for the bits that sucked completely.
Keo have a fair summary although watching the game from South Africa they might have over-stated the impact of the weather on the players.
The visitors got a rare round of applause for a visitor’s try when Jean de Villiers did the only interesting thing in the whole evening and made Steven Moore look very ordinary out in the backline.
Without the booming boot of Mark Gerrard it’s terrifying to think just how bad this season would be for the Brumbies.
It’s also worth noting that if a team wants to break the opposition line it helps to, every now and then, actually run at it.
The biggest cheer of the night came from the brave fools who stayed to the end when the ball was finally kicked out of bounds to terminate the whole thing.
Some days we wonder why we bother.