Save us, and rugby, from idiot academics
Published 13/03/2016 | 02:30
We love a good moral panic and no panic is better than one which comes wrapped in the snug, smug righteous blanket of child safety.
When you can then tie that moral panic into having a pop at male elitism, you have what our American friends call a twofer.
The recent letter signed by 70 supposed 'experts' and academics which called for a ban on tackling for any juvenile rugby player is a classic of its kind.