Rugby Union: The New Philosophy Is Logical Positivism
Bale, Steve, The Independent (London, England)
When even clubs with as austere a reputation as Gloucester and Orrell preach the joys of open rugby, then we can be assured something weird and wonderful is happening to English rugby.
From vice-like forward grip to the virtue of free-running enterprise with tries and points in abundance. After the sterility of much of last season's Courage Championship First Division, this is a metamorphosis.
Everyone, from top to bottom, is at it. The results may have been variable - look how Wasps were restored to reality by West Hartlepool last Saturday - but the good intentions are palpable. Wasps move the ball wide at every opportunity, Leicester line up flat and pass it …
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Publication information: Article title: Rugby Union: The New Philosophy Is Logical Positivism. Contributors: Bale, Steve - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 1, 1994. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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