Honey Badger RWC 2015
Rejoice rugby fans. The best news of 2015 has come a little early.
Next year's Rugby World Cup is supposed to be the global showpiece of the sport. For that to actually be true, it needs to have the best players in the world playing at it, with the best personalities in the sport also participating. By a country mile, the biggest personality in rugby is Nick "The Honey Badger" Cummins. Unfortunately, due to his Japanese club commitments, and Australia's policy of not selecting overseas players, Cummins wasn't going to be playing at next year's World Cup.
However, FoxSports Australia are reporting that a deal has been struck with Coca Cola West Red Sparks, Cummins' Japanese club, that will see the Badge spend 2015 playing for the Western Force in Super Rugby so that he is eligible for selection for the 2015 World Cup. This was rumoured to be in the works, and the entire rugby public will be delighted that it's come true.
The details of the arrangement aren't clear, but the Japanese Coca Cola franchise are understood to be willing to loan Cummins to the Force for 2015. What is certain though, is that we will see more of this in 9 months time: