Australian football brings together a Peace Team of Israelis and Palestinians

posted at 6:30 pm on September 5, 2011 by Tina Korbe

College football officially kicked off this weekend: Die-hard fans revived rivalries, powerhouse programs trumped their token opening-weekend competitors and, in synch with the general celebratory mood, the summer heat subsided in many places into the mellow splendor of fall. It’s all deliciously familiar — and puts political partisan divides in perspective. Who cares who is conservative or liberal? What really matters is what conference you count as the best (the SEC, clearly). Kidding — kinda.

But, in Australia, unlikely teammates play a different brand of the game — and, in the process, prove the power of sports to unite:

“We’re the scariest team to fight against because we’ve got Israelis and Palestinians together,” says [Israeli soldier Yonatan] Belik, who together with his 25 teammates—known collectively as the Peace Team—was in Australia to take on rivals from the U.S., Great Britain and 15 other countries in a tournament that ended August 27.

The Australian Football League, the sport’s governing body known as the AFL, has recently committed to help fund programs to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together to play football, and to support the Peace Team in training so they can participate in the next scheduled cup in Australia, in 2014. …

The idea for a Peace Team drawn from Israeli and Palestinian communities came by chance. Sydney mom Tanya Oziel was pestered by her then nine-year-old son to play Australian Rules after he struggled to develop an affinity for traditional sports such as soccer or basketball. …

Early on, Ms. Oziel reached out to organizations in Israel and the Palestinian territories—the Peres Center for Peace and the Al-Quds Association for Democracy & Dialogue, respectively—to mobilize their communities. …

The scale of the challenge quickly became apparent. Several aspiring players thought they were turning up to soccer training, and left. Those that did stay[ed] huddled in their ethnic groups, eyeing each other suspiciously. Afterwards, two of the most talented Palestinian players were criticized so heavily for fraternizing with Israelis that their families barred them from attending again. …

Within days, however, a team ethic began to emerge. Complicated issues, like which national anthem should be played, were resolved, with the team deciding to write and record their own song.

That last tidbit especially struck me — they wrote and recorded their own song as a way around the anthem issue. How cool is that? No, the Peace Team doesn’t solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — but it does serve as an important reminder of our shared humanity, the satisfaction we experience when we come together in pursuit of a shared goal — even, perhaps especially, when that goal is a sports championship.

FWIW, the entire WSJ article is well worth the read.

 


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I have a sneaking suspicion the Palestinian members of that team might not be long for this world.

radioboyatl on September 5, 2011 at 6:35 PM

And in other news, Palestinians launch rockets into israel, cry for cameras.

blatantblue on September 5, 2011 at 6:36 PM

Time for an ugly-American Masshole comment. There is only one kind of football. All other version dont count.

swamp_yankee on September 5, 2011 at 6:36 PM

Today’s the anniversary of Munich.

BJ* on September 5, 2011 at 6:37 PM

Aww….

SlaveDog on September 5, 2011 at 6:40 PM

Well there is no reason they should be enemies since they are both from the Semetic tribes. They have the same genetic roots regardless of their regional politics.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 6:46 PM

:rollseyes: Only the naivest of the naive would be impressed.

Al-Quds Association for Democracy & Dialogue

What an ironic name ^ “Al-Quds” is the Arab word for Jerusalem — meant to strip Jerusalem of its Jewish identity and spread Pali propaganda. “Al-Quds” doesn’t know the first thing about either “dialogue” or “democracy”. Bunch of BS.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Take note on any players wearing extra large shirts.

Electrongod on September 5, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Today’s the anniversary of Munich.

BJ* on September 5, 2011 at 6:37 PM

Being that I was a month and some change short of two, I don’t really remember much of that day…except a few blurry images from the TV.
I would suspect that my (Jewish) parents were first stunned…and then outraged.
Am Yisrael Chai!

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Yes, Israeli Jews reach out to Palestinian Arabs for the sake of peace, and Palestinian Arabs reciprocate for the sake of a bi-national post-Zionist Palestine. What’s not to like?

Seth Halpern on September 5, 2011 at 6:48 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 6:46 PM

It’s a Hell of a lot more than “regional politics”. One culture worships death and Satan and the other worships l’chaim and God.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 6:49 PM

I don’t think Pat Buchanan would want any of them playing with his kids.

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 6:49 PM

Actually, they both worship Satan, compare Isaiah 45:7:

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

with 1 John 1:5

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Christ alone is Lord.

abobo on September 5, 2011 at 7:04 PM

abobo on September 5, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Allah: banhammer needed in the Stormfront section!

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:11 PM

t’s a Hell of a lot more than “regional politics”. One culture worships death and Satan and the other worships l’chaim and God.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 6:49 PM

The semetic tribes, which includes arabs, were around 3500 years before Mohammad came along. Islam is not a race or ethnicity, it is a johnny-come-lately innovation, and even much that was borrowed from Judaism. Ethnically and gentically, they have a lot more in common which each other than they do differences.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:13 PM

abobo on September 5, 2011 at 7:04 PM

I’m Catholic, my mother is Jewish(as was my father) and we BOTH worship God.
Eff you, Nazi!

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:13 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:13 PM

I know that they are related, duh! But since one decided to turn to the moon-god Allah in 700 AD, the Muslims have been at war with the Jews (and EVERYONE else) ever since (fullfilment of the prophecy to Ishamel that his hand would be against everyone else). They are now spiritually unrelated, and that makes all the difference.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Oy vey.

ITA w/ annoyinglittletwerp…

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:21 PM

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:21 PM

My “oy vey” was in response to:

abobo on September 5, 2011 at 7:04 PM

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:22 PM

aboobo is the main reason many Jews are suspicious of some Christians.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:31 PM

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:20 PM

There is no such as “spiritually” unrelated. That is not a quantifiable term. There are major differences in the religion, but they have more in common with each other than with Christianity for example or with any other creed.

Just because they may be current geopolitical enemies doesn’t mean they are not ethnically closely related. Here is a comparison chart. Note the similarities not shared by other religions.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:33 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:31 PM

I left evangelical Protestantism after my mother-in-law keep insisting that all the Jews who died in the Shoah(all Jews that die w/o accepting Jesus, actually) were burning in Hell. she also claims that the Shoah was God’s punishment for the Jews ‘disbelief’.
I lost family @ Babi Yar(probably more places) and my father died in 22001. I finally got sick of her blood-thirsty views and joined the RC’s.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:39 PM

22001=2001.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:40 PM

Just because they may be current geopolitical enemies doesn’t mean they are not ethnically closely related.

CURRENT GEOPOLITICAL ENEMIES?

Are you nuts? Muslims have been killing Jews since the inception of yhat “religion” 1,400 years ago! It has NOTHING to do with being political enemies. And even today, they would kill Leftist Jews as quickly as right-wing ones. SHEEEESH!

You display an amazing lack of knowledge in this regard – despite any “charts” you may have unearthed on the Internet.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:42 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:39 PM

You should have left Christianity altogether. It is basic eschatological doctrine that those who don’t “accept Christ” as their “personal savior” are lost. Whether they burn in hell, or suffer in some other way, is standard doctrine.

Why not become a Buddhist or a Hindu? Or just forget religious nonsense altogether?

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:45 PM

annoyinglittletwerp ~

I understand where you come from. The source of Jewish loyalty to DemoRats stems from that exact point of view. Jews escaped Europe over the centuries to get away from such “Christians” – and found a welcoming face with Leftists, rather than right-wing Christians because they collectively remembered how too many Christian viewed them in Europe.

Fortunately, modern American Christians have either abandoned that position – or have the decency to keep it to themselves.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Does this mean if the team loses, the Jews will be blamed? My bet says yes.

Jesse on September 5, 2011 at 7:47 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Their religions have nothing in common. One worships the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the other worships the god named Allah (the name of the pagan moon-god from Arabia) who rejected Isaac in favor of Ishmael (Muslims believe their god told Abraham to sacrifice Ishmael not Isaac and therefore chose Ishmael not Isaac). Both their DNA of course is traced to Shem (thus the word “Semeitic”) but they are not like each other culturally, poltically, religiously, etc. Death and life have nothing in common.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Muslims have been killing Jews since the inception of yhat “religion” 1,400 years

Yes, thank you, I am aware of the hostilities. But you miss the salient point that the semetic tribes are far, far older than islam or even Judaism for that matter.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:50 PM

Their religions have nothing in common.

A quick glance will reveal they do. There’s a feud alright, but it’s kind of like the Hatfields and the McCoys.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:51 PM

Why not become a Buddhist or a Hindu? Or just forget religious nonsense altogether?

keep the change

Now it has become abundantly clear why this poster equates Jews with Arabs. He despises both equally for their faith in a Deity. He sees no difference between these 2 groups other than their genetic kinship.

Both are descendants of Abraham. Jews from Isaac who inherited the mantle of his father, and Arabs from Ishmael who was ousted from his father’s domain, along with his mother Hagar. THAT is the source of the endless rivalry of Muslims against their Jewish “cousins” – not geography. That’s why the Mufti of Jerusalem sided with Hitler in his plans to exterminate ALL Jews, not just those few in the Middle East.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:52 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:50 PM

I have a feeling that you like the silly “Imagine” song by Lennon. “Imagine there’s no religion”…. ahh, what a Utopia! :rollseyes: I’d be happy just imagining that there is no Islam. What a peaceful world we’d have then!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:53 PM

Now it has become abundantly clear why this poster equates Jews with Arabs. He despises both equally for their faith in a Deity.

Logic fail. A believe in a deity is not unique to Jews or Muslims.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:54 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:51 PM

The two have NOTHING in common except for what Islam stole from the Jews and PERVERTED to mean the EXACT OPPOSITE (such as what I posted about how the Muslims believe that their god chose Ishmael and no Isaac).

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:55 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:52 PM

This.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM

Well there is no reason they should be enemies since they are both from the Semetic tribes. They have the same genetic roots regardless of their regional politics.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 6:46 PM

That’s sorta racist.

ProfessorMiao on September 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM

have a feeling that you like the silly “Imagine” song by Lennon. “Imagine there’s no religion”…

Well, you’d be wrong again. I’m no fan of anything by John Lennon or any John Lennon-type character or any of that hippie crap.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM

A brilliant book on the subject is Joan Peter’s “From Time Immemorial”.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Asians Girl ~

It is always good to keep in mind that during the last century, “godless” nations exterminated well over 120 million people from the face of the earth. The Inquisition killed less than 3,000 over its decades of existence.

During WWII, what few Europeans risked their lives to save Jews were those that believed in God. Atheists did not bother.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:57 PM

That’s sorta racist.

ProfessorMiao on September 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM

wow. Of course, my lack of love for Obama, I guess already proved that.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 7:58 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:52 PM

The Mufti was Ara-fish’s uncle.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 7:58 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 6:46 PM

So peoples of the same background should get along? Throughout history we have caucasion on caucasion wars, African on African wars, Arab on Arab wars, Native American tribe on tribe wars, etc. I don’t think background matters, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 7:59 PM

The Mufti was Ara-fish’s uncle.

annoyinglittletwerp

Indeed he was. That’s what motivated the homo AraFart to follow in his footsteps.

Poor fellow died of AIDS as a result. /

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Of course.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM

So peoples of the same background should get along?

When people fight, they usually fight along issues that separated them, so yes, the more homogenous a people, the less likely they are to fight. So while both Jews and Muslims may be mortally offended at being compared to each other – each thinking they are far superior to the other – they are, in fact, much more closely related to each other than with any other race or creed. Both religions are similar to each other in their fundamental religious outlook, structure, jurisprudence and practices.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 8:12 PM

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 8:12 PM

There’s nothing similar about Judaism and islam. I was a passable Jew but wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds as a muslim.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 8:16 PM

There’s nothing similar about Judaism and islam. I was a passable Jew but wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds as a muslim.

annoyinglittletwerp

This guy knows nothing of which he speaks. There’s no point in addressing him one on one – certainly not on this subject.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:18 PM

There’s nothing similar about Judaism and islam. I was a passable Jew but wouldn’t have lasted 30 seconds as a muslim.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 8:16 PM

That may be so, but there are many fundamental similarities. For example, a Red Sox fan wouldn’t last 30 seconds as a Yankees fan but they have more in common with each other than they do with fans of the Montreal Canadiens.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 8:21 PM

This guy knows nothing of which he speaks. There’s no point in addressing him one on one – certainly not on this subject.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Don’t take my word. Try the word of a rabbi. And I suspect a rabbi knows a bit more than you.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 8:23 PM

And I suspect a rabbi knows a bit more than you.

keep the change

And again you’d be wrong since you know NOTHING about MY background.

You can find a Rabbi to prove any point you want to make. There are so many with divergent opinions. Just being A Rabbi means nothing if he is in error.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:27 PM

Just being A Rabbi means nothing if he is in error.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:27 PM

Well tell me where he is in error. This is no theory. This is basic religion 101.

keep the change on September 5, 2011 at 8:30 PM

Um, Tina? Have you ever watched Australian rules football? Kumbaya is not ringing a bell with me.

katy the mean old lady on September 5, 2011 at 8:33 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:27 PM

You know what they say: if you put 10 Jews in a room you’ll get 10 THOUSAND different opinions. That’s how it was in my family anyway.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 8:35 PM

You know what they say: if you put 10 Jews in a room you’ll get 10 THOUSAND different opinions. That’s how it was in my family anyway.

annoyinglittletwerp

HA! Indeed! Thay’s an old take with much truth to it.

Like the one where a Jew was stranded on a desert island for 5 years. On being saved, he gave his rescuers a tour of the place before their departure. He showed them the 2 synagogues that he had erected? Why two, he was asked. THAT’S the one, he pointed to one, that I’ll NEVER pray in.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM

That was going to be my NEXT comment. LoL

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 8:43 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM

Btw: While I’m Catholic I DON’T believe that Jews go to Hell.
Jews are God’s chosen people and God will get them where they need to be no matter what. I’m a Christian because I feel no emotional connection-outside of the Shoah-to Judaism. My parents were politically-conservative Reformed Jews-so me and dope-head brother were raised basically nothing. He’s an atheist married to a wiccan. I found orthodox Judaism to be too legalistic to wipe away the spiritual emptiness I felt and Christianity swept in to fill the void. I wish my parents had raised us to be ‘real’ Jews but…*shrugs*

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 8:53 PM

raised us to be ‘real’ Jews but…*shrugs*

annoyinglittletwerp

I understand. You are an example of a “good” Christian, as opposed to that fool previously mentioned.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:56 PM

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 8:56 PM

abobo should be banned(keep the change has the right to be wrong)but I doubt he will be.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 9:00 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Yo, not a big fan of abobo comments, but where is the Stormfront? Did I miss something?

katy the mean old lady on September 5, 2011 at 9:08 PM

katy ~

Scroll up and see his comments about Jews and their “final” destination.

honsy on September 5, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Yo, not a big fan of abobo comments, but where is the Stormfront? Did I miss something?

katy the mean old lady on September 5, 2011 at 9:08 PM

He said that both muslims AND Jews were of Satan.
Remember Maximus Confessor?
I helped get HIM banned because he kept taking Jesus’s ‘synagogue of satan’ quote out of comment. ‘abobo’ sounds very much like ‘maximus’.
Hmmm

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 9:24 PM

Talk about an overreaction. I should really stick around next time I make a comment like that. Long story short – The Christian god is Triune, and the Jewish and Muhammedan gods aren’t, it’s nothing personal. Is Jesus Christ God? Not just the Son, but the Living God Himself? No Muslim or Jew on earth would say yes. The same reason our Christian forefathers rejected Muhammed, because his god was different, is the same reason the Jews rejected Christ; because his Triune God, which he was a part of, was different from their unitary Yahweh. That’s the reason these three religions have remained separate over these long many centuries, it is our different Gods and not our different cultures that is irreconcilable, despite the Roman churches many recent ecumenical efforts.

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:03 AM

annoyinglittletwerp on September 5, 2011 at 9:24 PM

I said nothing about the synagogue of satan, the state of Israel, or any conspiracies, just that our Gods are different. Ask any Rabbi or Imam if they’re just blind to the “real meaning” of their own scriptures or if Christ simply isn’t their God.

ps: Maximus, Red Pill, and True King are Christian Identity adherents, white nationalists – aka the British Israel movement. That’s an un-Christian and racist heresy. I simply said that Christ is God.

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:12 AM

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:03 AM

Whose Son do you think Jesus is?! He’s the Son of the same God Jews worship although they don’t accept that. Christians and Jews both worship Yaweh. Jews do not “worship Satan” which is what you posted in your first post here. That’s the most despicable thing I’ve ever seen at HA.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 6, 2011 at 12:25 AM

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:12 AM

“Our Gods are different”… again, Whose Jesus’ Father? The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. What God do the Jews worship? The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

You want to talk about different gods, talk about the Muslims who do not worship the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. They worship Satan and call him the name of an old Arab pagan moon-god.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 6, 2011 at 12:29 AM

Another thing: Christians should be thanking the Jews for giving us the Scriptures. They have meticulously recorded God’s Word through the millennia. Without their careful scribes, Christians wouldn’t know anything about the one true God.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 6, 2011 at 12:43 AM

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 6, 2011 at 12:25 AM

odie1941, and true_king post worse things-but the banhammer seems to have been retired.
I like AP, Ed, Tina etc- but the posts have become all about the ‘Benjamins’. controversy=hits=income.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 6, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Aslans Girl on September 6, 2011 at 12:29&48 AM

I think Ken Raggio is closest to the truth on this greatest of mysteries. My point is that it is arrogant on the part of many Christians, most of us unread in our own testament, to presume that we know the Jewish scriptures better than they do or that had they a bit more understanding they would surely bow before Christ. And acording to Orthodoxy any God that does not include Christ is false, yeah or neah?

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:58 AM

abobo on September 6, 2011 at 12:58 AM

My family-most of whom is Jewish-do not worship a false god. The 6 million didn’t worship a false god.
I WISH that i could be a good Jew-but it would cause problems w/ my Calvinist husband amongst other things. Instead I’m a recovering evangelical turned pick and choose Catholic.
It is what it is.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 6, 2011 at 1:24 AM

That last tidbit especially struck me — they wrote and recorded their own song as a way around the anthem issue. How cool is that?

The “nobody wins” solution. How … cool.
Unlike those savage American/Canadian hockey games where they un-cooly play both.
I guess cool to me is not having a petty anthem issue in the first place.

Ronnie on September 6, 2011 at 3:02 AM

All these initiatives are really annoying. The “Palestinian” players will come home and there they will be ostracized by their peers, or worse, face violence / death.

It’s a Western initiative to satisfy Western minds and sensibilities, and nothing more. Israelis are begging for the Arab world and the “Palestinians” to do more of this sort of initiatives, but it ain’t happening unless some bleeding heart westerner is behind it, and promises a lot of money to the “Palestinian” side.

The Arab mind is “everything or death” and any such move by Arab sportsmen or musicians or artists or whatever is met with vehement opposition (mildly put) and hate.

AlexB on September 6, 2011 at 12:13 PM

“Hey guys what’s going on in this thre-”

*scans comments*

..

*leaves*

Reaps on September 6, 2011 at 12:16 PM

A post about peace, and you idiots (of ALL stripes) want to go to war with each other. Shame on you all.

Full disclosure, I’m a Bible-thumping Christian. I know what the Bible’s doctrine is on eternity. I also know that Christ’s first commandment to his followers is to love one another as we love ourselves. For me, it took some time to get a solid grasp of that concept. I can’t love a stranger as I love myself, can I? But here’s the thing. There are times I don’t particularly like myself, times when I know I’m not doing the best I can, times that require seeking God’s forgiveness. And I still make sure I eat each day, still clothe myself and earn my pay at work. I care for myself even when I don’t like myself, and that’s the core of Jesus’ commandment.

It isn’t a suggestion, nor a concept. It’s an order. Wish well of all around you. I think it’s ok to despise an ideology which hates, but individuals can each learn to love, and the only way for them to learn that is to be loved.

Blanket statements that “everyone who is like this” is going to Hell, are worthless and un-Christian. Yes, the Bible is clear about the Way, the Truth, and the Life. But how will they believe in Him while being told He hates them?

Freelancer on September 6, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Time for an ugly-American Masshole comment. There is only one kind of football. All other version dont count.

swamp_yankee on September 5, 2011 at 6:36 PM

Yup, four weeks of it down in New Zealand!

btw, the Yanks beat the Russians 13 – 6

Reaps on September 15, 2011 at 11:24 PM