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Former New Zealand head coach Sir Steve Hanson has criticised World Rugby’s proposed modifications to enhance the game.

The governing physique put ahead 5 concepts to hurry up the sport and enhance followers’ expertise, however Hansen was let down by the plans.

“With out having all of the element behind them, I suppose that’s not truthful. However their first one there about pace and circulate of the sport, there’s no point out of eliminating TMOs and issues like that which are stopping the sport for thus lengthy,” he advised Newstalk ZB.

“They’re doing that (referee’s ‘use it’ name) anyway. Are they actually going to attain what they need simply scratching the floor, or are they going to go deep sufficient and truly do what the followers would love them to do?

“I’m unsure how usually World Rugby go to their followers. In my time they by no means got here to the coaches fairly often and simply studying what they’ve written right here, I don’t assume it’s sufficient.

“Frequent sense is an overused phrase as a result of it’s not that frequent. Generally we complicate issues by looking for solutions by overthinking the query. The query is, what do they need? What does our sport have to make it sooner and extra satisfying to observe for you as a fan? Otherwise you as a participant? You as a coach? You as a referee?

“Then compile the solutions and [find] the frequent threads. Then it’s how can we create options to those frequent threads? Or how can we create a technique to play the sport that these frequent threads come collectively?”

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