The new World 12s proposal has been the talk of rugby and while we must reserve a bit of judgement until we learn more detail, I don’t mind being honest about my initial reaction.
I was first made aware of the news on social media because a lot of people tagged me in and said I was the perfect fit for a shorter format of our great game.
They must be unaware I retired from Test rugby in 2011! Maybe 12s might have suited me a decade ago, but it certainly wouldn’t now even though I have stayed fit in my old age!
The World 12s strikes me as a money-making business first of all. I’m not sure t...
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