Tier Two nations needed in global shake-up – NZ, Australia

FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Rugby Union CEO Steve Tew speaks to media during a joint news conference with New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and Japan Rugby Football Union President Tadashi Okamura in Tokyo, Japan May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Rugby heavyweights New Zealand and Australia said on Friday that any shakeup to the international calendar must include chances for developing nations to play meaningful test matches. Global rugby was in uproar on Thursday when details of a proposed ‘World League’ involving 12 teams and no promotion or relegation were published by […]

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