Rugby World Cup 2011: Brian Hightower’s Quarterfinals Predictions

The International Rugby Board needs to distribute more resources to tier-two nations in order to foster the growth of Rugby Union around the world in the coming years, says Brian Hightower, Universal Sports analyst and former captain of the USA Eagles, who competed in the 1999 World Cup.

Historically, Hightower says, the IRB tends to give more financial support to “better teams when the opposite is needed.”

I covered the Rugby World Cup 2011 from Auckland, New Zealand for Bleacher Report. Read the full article here.


Author: christopher carson

Writer living in Washington D.C. covering Congress as a news editor with the Federal Network and publisher of Two Chambers. Voted Hillary, defends Kevin Durant to all trash talkers. A proud native of the real Upstate, New York thinks media literacy can save the human race and everyone should read Lolita.

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