THE WORST OF TIMES
Rugby has lost its lustre, but plans are afoot to kick it back into play
From refs speeding up play to broadcasters upping the viewing vibe, let’s hope for an enhanced experience
Rugby is in a perpetual battle for eyeballs.
Though the sport claims its World Cup is the third-largest sporting event after the Olympics and Soccer World Cup, it’s deep classist, colonial roots have hamstrung its efforts for a larger footprint.
Of course, it doesn’t help that the game is highly technical, with a myriad laws governing its every move...