The RFU has confirmed it WILL NOT ban Swing Low, Sweet Chariot following a review of the songs history.
It comes as part of its commitment to improving diversity and inclusion in rugby union moving forward.
They have announced it will use social media to educate supporters in addition to “providing platforms for diverse voices across the game”.
“The RFU needs to step up its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion across our game,” said RFU chair Andy Cosslett.
“We are living through testing times, but this will not deter us from grasping the opportunity to better reflect the society we live in.
“We have worked hard to understand our starting point and are now under way with a plan that we are confident will produce big improvements in our diversity and inclusion over the next few years.
“Rugby union has always prided itself as being a ‘game for all’… we must now demonstrate beyond any doubt that we mean it.”
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5 people who should avoid reading Joe Marler’s new autobiography
1. Joe Launchbury
The England ptop, in his section on teammates nicknames, reveals an uncomplimentary one given to the Wasps captain during England duty.
Due to him forever knocking everything over with his backside, the biggest in world rugby, Marler joked ‘your ass is like a permanent slosh bucket.’
Long story short, he hated it but is still known as ‘Slosh’ or ‘Slosh bucket’ to this day in England training/