Dead hand of PRL is no help to the game

THE self-importance of the Premiership, reflected in its self-serving administrative approach, is not winning it many friends.
Where coaches like Pat Lam, Rob Baxter and Lee Blackett understood the importance of keeping the game in the public eye, and their match-fit players firing, by calling for the Premiership to fill the two rounds of cancelled European competition, the optimism was soon squashed.
The dead-hand of Premiership politics was soon in evidence with a point-blank refusal to adapt or move the fixture list, and the peddling of the party line which saw Baxter and Bl...

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