LIAM DEL CARME | There’s no home-ground advantage without theatre, just ask Naas

With stadia empty, teams will be unable to draw energy from their fans, which could bode well for the opposition

01 October 2020 - 19:19 By liam del carme

With spectators absent from sport stadia for the foreseeable future due to Covid-19 restrictions, the rules of engagement are likely to shift when the domestic Super Rugby and Currie Cup competitions are played over the next few months.

Home-ground advantage, that age-old crutch the hosts could rely on to stay in the contest or eke a win will not cast such a foreboding spell over visiting teams...

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