COMMENT:

It was good to see Sport NZ drive some key messages out into the media this week regarding the issues and challenges they see in youth sport. It triggered some good debate, but there are some questions still left unanswered for some.

Sport NZ has partnered with five major sport codes to get out a joint statement promoting some positive values and policies around keeping sport fun for the youth.

Some of the main debate coming back from the sport community was around the position that talent can't be recognised at a young age, or around rep teams

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