Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Should Israel Dagg be the first choice All Black fullback?

Photo / Martin Hunter, Getty Images
Photo / Martin Hunter, Getty Images

The All Black selectors identified Israel Dagg about 18 months ago as someone who had international talent.

Assistant coach Wayne Smith thinks Dagg is on the start of a productive international voyage. He cautions that Dagg's rise has been swift and he does not have the same worldly experience as another newcomer like Benson Stanley.

"But my gut feeling is that Israel is made for the international scene and that he will cope with it and go on from here," Smith said. "It is certainly worthwhile identifying that it is a challenge and that you have to be able to rise, consistently, to that."

Should Israel Dagg be the first choice All Black fullback? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest
Stats provided by

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 02 Dec 2015 04:44:34 Processing Time: 743ms