Bruce McLane holds forth with Alex Goff about the fallacy that the college-All Americans-Eagles pathway is THE way.
Players from American colleges are outnumbered on the US National Team. That doesn't mean college rugby isn't meaningful, it is, but this brings up several questions as to whether we look at the right players, coaches, pathways, and ideas. Mclane has opinions.
Pat Clifton joins Alex Goff and Bruce McLane to talk about USA Rugby's financial woes, why blaming specific people is bad, then they blame specific people, and then they talk about some radical ways forward.
Alex and Bruce talk about what aspects of the rugby world they are thankful for, and look at tactical and skill improvements in the USA women's 7s team, and look at pathway decisions in the USA men's 7s team.
And they also talk about sushi. Why? Listen and find out.
Alex Goff and Bruce McLane talk about whether college playoffs are useful, too big, too small (?), or just there to make some people feel good.