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Bledisloe Cup boycott is a big threat but Australia cannot have it both ways – The Guardian

Covid restrictions in New Zealand put the Wallabies at a disadvantage but it was those very guidelines that brought the Rugby Championship to Australia

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New Australia coach Dave Rennie deserves admiration for standing up for the Wallabies over the Bledisloe Cup scheduling imbroglio with New Zealand. Rennies hairy-chested declaration that his team will boycott the first Test if they are forced to undertake an unacceptable preparation will win the support of the Australian players.
But the threat to the Kiwis also threatens to further strain trans-Tasman relations, which have already been damaged by the dispute over the composition of a future S…

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