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The out-of-the-box strategy to boost rugby depth in Australia



The much anticipated Super Rugby Pacific has been announced with five Australian teams, five from New Zealand, Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika.

This is great news for Australian rugby fans with fast, skilful rugby in convenient time zones all while adding in the best Pacific Island players.

And yet, Australian Super Rugby sides continue to under-deliver. There has been a lot of chatter about the Waratahs’ woes and whether Australian rugby has the depth for five teams. Steve Hansen kindly suggested Australia drop back to three teams, and others have voiced similar sentiments.

So if Australian rugby does not have the depth, why not and what can we do about it?

There is a code which is growing exponentially and poses a threat to both rugby union…

Read more at www.theroar.com.au

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