Leaders We Deserve subscribers are invited to submit candidates for Leader of the Month. The following attracted attention in recent news stories. This post reveals my four sporting leaders of October. Unsurprisingly, three were from the Rugby World Cup
Increasingly recognized as rugby’s leader of his generation before and after New Zealand’s World Cup win and maybe as the greatest of all time [GOAT]. Photo is of Richie in 2008 from wikipedia.
Paul O Connell
Not for his heroic injury-wrecked Rugby World Cup, but for his long term impact as captain on the Irish Rugby team.
New Liverpool manager Klopp identified for his charisma even before the victory against Chelsea [Saturday 31st October]
Takes top spot refereeing the final of Rugby’s World Cup. Rated best in the World. Humorists in Wales said they know Wales would get to the finals. Owens is already a celebrity off the field for his courageous stance on gay rights.
Comments and suggestions of nominations to add to the list are welcomed.