World Rugby are planning to shift the Six Nations as part of radical plans to shake up the game’s sporting calendar and establish a Nations League.
The Rugby Paper has reported thar the competition will be moved from its usual starting date of early February to later in the year – in April – in order to ease the conflict between the club and international game.
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The bold plans would also see the European club season start in December, with a source saying the proposed schedule is getting “a lot of traction with clubs in the Gallagher Premiership, the PRO14 and the Top 14”.
The same publication state that the move revolves around the Rugby Championship, involving South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina, due to kick off in August, also being moved to April.
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