Originally Posted by chalky
I agree I think all this focus on the world cup really devalues test matches & series'. I hope this loss doesn't erase some outstanding rugby by the All Blacks in the last 4 years. There is only the lions that do 3 test tours (that mean anything) anymore, which is a little sad.
Who cares about a test series? It's all about the World Cup which is the same in every sport.
For example, does anyone remember now that Australia lost the VB
Series in the cricket? It doesn't matter because they won the World Cup.