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Is Australian rugby heading for collapse?

It looks like rugby in Australia is in big trouble and there are a number of sources voicing concern over this being the case. Unfortunately, the issue is somewhat complex and there are a number of reasons as to why this is the case.

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The Super Rugby issue

Recently, Australian Super Rugby franchises have been struggling to notch up the wins, and the only time they seem to be able to do so is when they play each other.

The lack of elite players in these teams has become abundantly evident and now there is talk that one of the teams will be culled and a restructure will take place.

Add to this that the structure of Super Rugby is very confusing and many spectators would rather watch teams perform a rugby drill such as those outlined at https://www.sportplan.net/drills/Rugby/ than watch them lose, and it’s easy to see … Read More