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It may get worse before it gets better

Life is tough in England’s rugby Premiership – I call in evidence the fact that, based upon most recently-published results, just one club made a profit – despite some arguing with not a little justification that the major teams not only operate a cartel via the Premiership’s shareholding structure but their strangle-hold upon top English-qualified players is detrimental to the national cause.

The plight of London Irish, who have just sacked their head coach Nick Kennedy,  is a current case in point.

See here for an excellent piece by Paul Rees that appears today upon the website of – THE GUARDIAN

About Sandra McDonnell

As an Englishwoman married to a Scot, Sandra experiences some tension at home during Six Nations tournaments. Her enthusiasm for rugby was acquired through early visits to Fylde club matches with her father and her proud boast is that she has missed only two England home games at Twickenham since 1995. Sandra has three grown-up children, none of whom follow rugby. More Posts