by Nigel Melville
Nigel Melville Direct
Here's a great article by Tom Fordice about New Zealand rugby and the development process. I completely endorse Tom's comments, players are developed over time, hours and hours of practice, just like every other sport. The point being, that getting young players involved in the game as early as we possibly can is a key part of developing rugby players in the future. Yes, it takes time, players need to learn the basics of the game, pick up the ball, run with it, evade and learn the basics, then anything is possible!
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With an impressive resume as player, coach and administrator, Nigel David Melville took over as CEO and President of Rugby Operations of USA Rugby, the National Governing Body of the sport in America, in 2006. In addition to his full time job promoting the sport in the U.S., Melville has launched his own blog, Nigel Melville Direct, to further the discussion and his passion for what it will take to make the U.S. a great rugby playing nation.
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