COMMENT:

Israel Dagg has always seemed one of us – us being those not endowed with the physical and mental gifts to play sport at the highest level, that is – and his forced retirement from rugby due to injury puts him even more firmly in that category.

He was never ordinary, though. Dagg was capable of brilliance and deserved to play many more tests and to go out on his own terms but sometimes we don't always get what we want. Those of us who had to come to terms with our own sporting limitations will readily

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