I agree with QH -it's not a binary argument - schools and clubs have a role to play in developing Rugby (and all sports), but schools in.
Perhaps but. It's still not a pathway to a national team, it's the end of the line for that pathway - it's its own thing - not connected to a.
Considering the open scholarship market within Queensland schools, the thought that they could get their best players into a forward pathway.
In most sports yes. The school pathway ends with a presentation night, nice plaque, a certificate, perhaps some cake.
Club pathways lead to.
I'm not sure why it's essential that you have to be still at school to get access to a performance pathway?
But in any case -
Why is it worrying QH? All of those WA school boys are now playing in the academy team with some early school leavers as well. It's the same.
I'd argue that once that set up was up and running, no team would dare want to leave it. Hills may have designs on travelling further afield,.
You're assuming that the schools would be receptive to such a meeting. It would need to work on the assumption that the schools have the best.
Tend to agree with this. If QLD had done a better job of integrating the new system with the old one, I dont think we'd be getting the push.
A sensible move and I'm glad it's happened.
Agreed - keep them coming!
And for all we know, that may end up being roughly the same amount of boys who have got there anyway, but you're definitely right - the NSW.
Rod this is just my read of it and could well be not the case - but yes you're right - if they don't get a chance to represent at higher.
If I read the selection criteria correctly, if they aren't already involved in the Queensland Academy - then they don't - they miss out..
What's your solution SDW?
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