Well, the All Blacks went to the UK and Ireland for the Grand Slam and, as expected, waxed the lot of them.
This post on Public Address has some really useful things to say about the Grand Slam and rugby analysis in general.
Of more importance to me, however, with my visual nature and attention span of a gnat, were the links to a couple of graphics that make it clear what was really going on in the England vs NZ game, and also the differences between Northern Hemisphere and Southen Hemisphere rugby.
From The Times Online -- Must Try Harder: Stats, ratings and analysis
Also from The Times Online -- How the Southern Hemisphere teams are kicking the Northern Hemisphere's collective arses
Three years till the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Northern Hemisphere. There's time.
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