January 11, 1997: Treachery in the air
Nine baulked at showing the World Sevens; it was a portent of things to come.
It’s a column par that seems innocuous - but in light of events just a week later, it was of enormous significance.
On this day 25 years ago, the presses were rolling on the next day’s edition of The Sun-Herald. In it, Danny Weidler reported that the World Sevens had almost been called off because of “a dispute between organiser Colin Love and Channel N…