Legislating from the bench once again World Rugby continues to make new rules, or "guidelines" to fix the game, but could they just as well leave interpretations up to referees?
An Opinion Column by Alex Goff—USA Rugby’s High Performance issues do not rest with one team or one game. To lament the 15s MNT’s failure to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is to gloss over a system in which “good enough” is the goal and resting on whatever laurels might still be lying around a day-to-day attitude.
Op-Ed Column By Josh Williams and Jacob Campbell; edited by Ashley Sullivan—This is the second of two contributions on how to improve USA Rugby, to not only ensure we qualify for the next Rugby World Cup in 2027 but that we develop a culture and process for continuous improvement and better outcomes on and off the pitch.
Op-Ed Column By Josh Williams with additional contributions by Jacob Campbell, and edited by Ashley Sullivan—The morning of Friday, November 18 hurt! I drove into the office late after spending the prior few hours yelling “STOP KICKING” at the TV.
An Opinion Column by Alex Goff—This is actually more of a preview; I will have more to say on the USA's failure to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 in a bit.
I didn't want to be rash, but I have to put a few thoughts on (virtual) paper.