Monday, 6 December 2010

Pointless

In an utterly pointless exercise on Saturday a Springbok 4th XV lost to an Anzac 2nd XV at Twickenham. My thoughts on such meaningless encounters have previously been made known so there's no point me banging on again...

And, in another announcement totally without point, the RFU's CEO John Steele last week wrote to England players to inform them that that, after RWC 2011, they will only be selected for the national team if they are playing for English clubs. Except, apparently, in exceptional circumstances. Which means, of course, that if the best players bugger off to France they'll still end up playing for England.

3 comments:

Geoffrey said...

It's all about money, welcome to the pro rugby era.

Scotty said...

While people bag this rule with the All Blacks only being available for selection if they are playing for New Zealand teams, it seems to be working and some other countries like England are being shown up because local players's paths are being blocked. It is one of those things that is only realised in the long term.

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