The radical law changes World Rugby are considering

According to reports, Rugby could potentially return with uncontested scrums and shortened rucks and mauls.

The Mirror has suggested this morning that World Rugby are ­considering drastic ­amendments to enable the sport to survive ­during social distancing.

In the article, it’s suggested that new laws could ­include unopposed scrums, shortened rucks and mauls, and frequent stoppages for players to wash hands.

Quite how shortened rucks and mauls would be regulated remains to be seen, given the unpredictability of them.

Speaking about the return to rugby, a World Rugby spokesperson told The Mail on Sunday: “We take the health and wellbeing of the rugby family seriously and employ an evidence-based approach to transmission risk mitigation.

“The WHO guidance identifies high transmission risk as being over 15 cumulative minutes of exposure.”


The Team Voted The Greatest Six Nations XV Of All Time By Fans

With the 2020 Six Nations in full swing, we wanted to know what you think the best-ever combined XV.

And after 30,000 votes, here is the team fans selected. There are one or two surprise inclusions.

Fullback: JASON ROBINSON (England) – 10,758 votes


Winger: SHANE WILLIAMS (Wales) – 12,374


Centre: Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland) – 21,392


Centre: Will Greenwood (England) – 10,697

Greenwood followed his father Dick into an England shirt. While his father was a prickly back row player, the younger Greenwood was one of the finest centres to grace the England midfield.


Winger: Tommy Bowe (Ireland) – 5,793

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