Once again the All Blacks have moved the bar upwards, with apparently few people in Northern Hemisphere rugby noticing. Certainly not Sir Clive Woodward. But one of the dismaying aspects of this trip has been the Kiwi silence on the two man tackle (car crash) on Brian O’Driscoll in the opening match. Tom McGurk believes that professional Rugby is moving well beyond the bounds of safe play.
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