It was a stand-out moment in the Wallabies captaincy of John Eales when, with 25 minutes left in the 1999 World Cup final against France at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, he approached the referee and threatened to lead his team off the field in opposition to the dirty play of Les Bleus.
Malcolm Knox We do love each other, right? Deep down? Australia and New Zealand, niggling siblings, sent out to the back yard (all right, the Melbourne Cricket Ground) to sort out their differences in a game of cricket. What could possibly go wrong?
It even includes some Kiwis ...
Jesse Hogan Kumar Dharmasena's involvement in an umpiring blunder on the first day of the World Cup has not stopped him from being selection to officiate on the final day - and in the process become the first player feature in a World Cup final as both an umpire and player.
Jesse Hogan Aaron Finch expects Brendon McCullum will symbolically target the MCG boundaries, even the ones vastly longer than the ones in New Zealand he is accustomed to, to show his Black Caps teammates they should not be intimidated by anything in Sunday's World Cup final against Australia.
Daniel Cherny Aaron Finch says he never panicked during his lean spell in the middle of the World Cup, but was nevertheless pleased to again contribute strongly to the team’s cause.
Judith Ireland Australians have wildly different experiences on their journeys to adopting children.
Jonathan Millmow Two years ago New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opened up a file and typed the words "World Cup" which signalled the start of his commitment to the tournament.
Jesse Hogan It was a rare occurrence, an instance in a press conference where the question revealed just as much, if not more, about the underlying issue: "How much of this is about respect for the Black Caps and proving that your worthy?"
Peter Hanlon Council work midway through grand final stumps cricketers