Former WP wing hopes to be SA rugby's most famous NFL export: 'Talent is never wasted'

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Former SA Schools and WP winger Nico Leonard is off to play gridiron in Canada (Instagram)
Former SA Schools and WP winger Nico Leonard is off to play gridiron in Canada (Instagram)

Last year, Nico Leonard sat on the couch and started watching the NFL religiously.

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