Nick Mallett | SA's venture up north a success in every way while NZ, Aussies stuck on repeat

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Nick Mallett (Gallo)
Nick Mallett (Gallo)

South Africa's move to the northern hemisphere has been a success in many ways, writes Nick Mallett.

As we head into the final weekend of United Rugby Championship (URC) group stage fixtures, almost every game matters, particularly for South Africa's Stormers, Sharks and Bulls.

This is exactly the situation you want from the business end of a tournament like this, and the uncertainty and drama that await is one of the many reasons the 2021/2022 URC has been such a success in its first full year. 

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