You know what they say: the rain in Noumea falls mainly on the playa (as in “player” and not the Spanish word for “beach”, although I suppose the rain in Noumea falls on both).  And if you don’t know they say that, it’s probably because I just made it up.

Semifinals moved to tomorrow.  Our preview still applies as stands.  Our Noumea Bureau Chief Jonathan Artman is off the hook for the day.  I do hope he limits his carousing.