My blueprint for 2020: more diversity, salary cap clarity and Six Nations swagger | Ugo Monye

Rugby has much to build on after a thrilling year but clarity on calendars and wages is needed plus more attacking gameplansAt the very top of my agenda for the new year is a commitment to everyone involved in the game in this country to build on the excellent work done by England at the World Cup. We saw a spike in terms of welcoming more people into the game after 2003 but what I really want to see is a greater diversity of people coming into rugby. I’ve said it plenty of times before because it is something I’m really passionate about but a third of the England squad in Japan were from BAME backgrounds. On the back of that I would love to see rugby grow and develop in areas such as inner cities as well as the traditional heartlands. Continue reading…