close
Playing the Ball
5 mins to read

The tail now wags the dog on sabbaticals

OPINION: Picking and choosing when to play, when to take time off is very odd in sport.

NBR columnist Martin Devlin speaks with Hamish McNicol.

Martin Devlin Tue, 25 Oct 2022

Definition of a sabbatical: An extended time away from work that is granted to an employee for varying purposes while maintaining their status as an existing employee.

The latest greatness All Black to be granted one of these is Ardie Savea who will take off after next year’s Rugby World Cup to

Want to read more? It's easy.

Choose your best value subscription option

Student

Exclusive offer for uni students studying at a New Zealand university (valued at $499).
Individual
Group membership
NBR Marketplace
NZ Aviation News

Yearly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Monthly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$44.95 / monthly

Smartphone Only Subscription

NZ$24.95 / monthly

Premium Group Membership 10 Users

NZ$350+GST / monthly

$35 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 20 Users

NZ$600+GST / monthly

$30 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 50 Users

NZ$1250+GST / monthly

$25 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 100 Users

NZ$1875+GST / monthly

$18.75 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Yearly Premium Online Subscription + NBR Marketplace

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Aviation News - Monthly

NZ$14.95 / monthly

Already have an account? Login
Martin Devlin Tue, 25 Oct 2022
News tip? Question? Typo? Let us know: editor@nbr.co.nz
© All content copyright NBR. Do not reproduce in any form without permission, even if you have a paid subscription.
The tail now wags the dog on sabbaticals
Playing the Ball,
96241