Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
8 Oct 2021
6:00 am

Covid has robbed us of life as we knew it

Dirk Lotriet

Get vaccinated. Let’s beat this virus. We want our lives back.

Having coaches who teach the right skills and techniques at a young age is essential for proper development. Picture: iStock

I’m not much of a rugby fan, but I jumped at the opportunity to watch a few games last weekend when my stepson’s junior club hosted a few matches. We couldn’t sit in the pavilion because of strict Covid regulations, but I could follow the action on the field just fine from the cricket field next to the rugger pitch. Having not played matches for two years, the young players showed some obvious signs of rustiness. Many of them were slow and overweight and most were very unfit, as you can expect after many months away from the game. But...