A proposal well worth considering

A proposal well worth considering

John Dobson. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Broadcast money is the lifeblood of the sport. This is why the empty stadium proposal is quite attractive.

I’ll be the first to admit that I have a pretty direct interest in Super Rugby having to resume within the next few weeks. And my colleagues do too. No sport equals – eventually – nothing to write about. But we’re not really the important figures in this coronavirus drama. The people who need the tournament to reignite again are the franchises themselves. Stormers coach John Dobson had quite a few anxious observers and supporters hot under the collar after he questioned last weekend’s decision to suspend Super Rugby for the “foreseeable future”. Strikingly, the outspoken mentor stated “political correctness”,...




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