NEW YORK, NY – This one is at the top of our Most Important Shows list. Former Samoa & professional star Dan Leo of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare, on his powerful documentary, “Oceans Apart: Greed, Betrayal and Pacific Island Rugby” on how politicians, World Rugby & Tier 1 nations continue to exploit Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy steer the enlightening conversion that includes:
-[Allegedly] corrupt Prime Ministers doubling as Rugby Union Chairmen in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga
–Funds disappearing without players getting paid or equipment being purchased
–World Rugby laying blame on the doorsteps of the top rugby nations
-Purposely keeping the Pacific Island Nations at a disadvantage
This week’s other show in which George Hook, Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy share their opinion and insight re:
–Los Pumas clawing their way to a stunning upset of the All Blacks in Tri Nations
-The dearth of exciting play in Round One of the Autumn Nation’s Cup
–Fiji’s COVID-19 Crisis & Damage felt throughout the World Rugby offices
–Ireland’s Reliance on Foreign-born Players
–Wales Worse Without Warren Gatland?
–Owen Farrell’s worth at #10 vs other global flyhalfs
–Can Rugby survive?
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