Can see, can be: how to fix the issues in Irish women's rugby
Last week, John Cronin highlighted the deep-rooted flaws in the sport, here he examines how the game can be developed and the potential to attract supporters and sponsors
You may be familiar with the 10,000 hours theory — the input required to achieve excellence in your chosen discipline. Well, park that for a moment and focus instead on the 10 per-centers. Who are they? This is one of the fundamentals of understanding female sport: 90 per cent of female athletes are recreational and sport is part of their lifestyle; 10 per cent are serious and could be the best at any game they pursue. Sport is their lifestyle.