NZ Herald Launch Scathing Attack On Gordon D’Arcy For Sam Burgess Comments

Gordon D’Arcy is making quite a name for himself in his short journalism career so far. 

His most recent article, which criticised England centre Sam Burgess heavily has received quite a lot of unfair backlash from all corners of the rugby world, but the reaction of the New Zealand Herald is by far the worst.

They decide to completely dismiss D’Arcy’s well written balanced argument and instead focus on taking contrived shots at the centre’s playing career:

Former Ireland back Gordon D’Arcy is proving significantly more incisive in print than he ever was on the field. Best known for not being anywhere near as good as Brian O’Driscoll, D’Arcy’s savaging of English league convert Sam Burgess in the Irish Times went around the planet in a nanosecond.

D’Arcy, of course, knows plenty about RWC quarter-finals – it being the stage where Ireland tended to exit the tournament during the 16-odd years of mediocrity that coincided with his international career.

Ridiculous stuff.


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