Q&A – Nick Mallett: If Webb Ellis was playing now, he’d be kicking the ball

Highly respected former South Africa and Italy head coach Nick Mallett, now a Cape Town-based pundit for SuperSport, explains to NEALE HARVEY the radical changes he would make to improve the world game.
First, how has South African rugby coped through the pandemic?
We’ve struggled. The decision to not play in the Rugby Championship was probably a wise one given the fact our players hadn’t been able to train or play and were six weeks to two months behind the other countries. I know Argentina played and performed admirably but they’d been like a club side practicing together beforehand wherea...

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