Rugby is a game of sacrifice. We give the game our body and soul and have a long and comfortable relationship with the physical pain and mental anguish it demands. Discomfort is a necessary part of breaking a line or holding your own in the name of everlasting glory. So why sacrifice yourself when you don’t need to? When there’s nothing between you and the try line, it just takes a quick placement of the ball to make the score official. Why take the risk of hitting the ground hard enough to cause injury and being taken out of the game? Because you want your teammate’s sacrifice of driving down the pitch to be rewarded. Because feeling that rare moment of soaring into victory is too sweet not to. Sometimes you have to sacrifice your own well-being for the the most important part of rugby – the fans.