You would be exhausting pressed to discover a sport the place the captain issues greater than it does in rugby. In these fierce, pitched matches, management is as vital as uncooked expertise. What, in any case, is a scrum, however a literal train in crew bonding? Captaincy is extra necessary nonetheless when your rugby crew represents a whole nation. So, when Siya Kolisi was named captain of the South African nationwide crew—the primary Black participant to carry that honor—it might as nicely have marked a political appointment. And Kolisi has responded with a singular strategy, reconsidering a macho sport and

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JOE ROOT confirmed he WILL go to Australia — as Ashes legend Ian Botham blasted England gamers who “don’t fancy the final word take a look at”.

The skipper’s choice shall be pivotal in persuading different gamers to board the aircraft to go Down Beneath.

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Joe Root has confirmed he’ll go to Australia and play for EnglandCredit score: PA

And vice-captain Jos Buttler, an in depth good friend of Root, now appears prone to go on tour after beforehand having doubts.

However different England stars expressed reservations on Sunday throughout a Zoom assembly.

And ‘Beefy’ Botham, 65, stated:

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In one storybook week, Luke Williams goes from Captain America to Phillies walk-off hero originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

What’s next for Luke Williams?

A walk on the moon?

Seriously. Have you seen what this kid has done the last few weeks?

First, he lights up the stat sheet for the Phillies’ Triple A Lehigh Valley team, then he joins Team USA and leads that club in hitting while helping it qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, then he gets the call every ballplayer dreams of, the one telling him he’s headed to the big leagues. 

And next thing you

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