GAVIN RICH: URC has its work cut out to gain traction among fans
Organisers will join the coaches and players in hoping no further hiccups halt the quest to get momentum going
The United Rugby Championship (URC) resumes in SA after another inordinately long break, and the organisers will join the coaches and players in hoping there are no further hiccups and interruptions to halt the quest to get some momentum going.
SA’s entry into the new competition and into European rugby could not have happened at a worse time. Already a hard sell was needed for the URC given that the rugby public in this country were fed a diet of southern hemisphere Super Rugby for the first 26 years of the professional era...