Maybe Next Year
March 23, 2010 9:15 PM Subscribe
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Every year for the past 26 years, the United States has faced off against New Zealand in rugby ... on the ice sheets of McMurdo Sound
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And every year for the past 26 years, the residents of New Zealand's Scott Base have failed to allow the team from McMurdo Station to score a single point.
But given the Americans' somewhat promising performance in the 2010 match, there's still hope. Says their flanker: "The fact that the Kiwis have to practice now shows how far we’ve come."
A few more first-hand accounts of previous matches, with accompanying photos: 2006, 2009, 2010, 2010.