It is an unwritten rule that nobody talks about what happens in the scrum. Some say that it is so horrible that they couldn’t talk about it even if they wanted to.
However, England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler has let slip some of the things said when the two forward packs come together.
In one of his first internationals Marler was greeted off the bench with his opposite number saying ‘welcome to hell’.
He simply responded: “If this is hell, I’m the Devil.”