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Gareth Maritz

A former professional rugby player, coach and rugby entrepreneur.

Super Rugby Tops The Endangered Species List

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 04: The Super Rugby trophy is seen ahead of the Super Rugby Final match between the Hurricanes and the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium on July 4, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

I sat down to watch the Super Rugby Quarter-Final match between the Sharks and the Hurricanes last weekend having largely ignored the competition this season. I was struck by the low attendance of spectators at a quarter final in a rugby-mad country. I recalled with nostalgia how important this competition was for me when I was growing up, it was a …

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