world rugby u20 championship Overreaction to Baby Boks defeat needs perspective

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On Thursday, the South African U20 ‘Baby Boks’ lost in the mud and sludge to their Italian counterparts in Paarl by a score of 34-26. That is where unobjectionable truth ends. From here it’s all speculation and perspective. How you interpret the result says more about your own outlook than the true state of world rugby.

Daniel Gallan by Daniel Gallan