Ben Youngs

Guscott column: End the 50:22 sideshow and sort out the scrum

WHAT is the point of World Rugby considering making a new law change like the proposed 50:22 rule – which has been trialled in Australian club rugby – rather than looking at what is staring them in the face in terms of the urgent need to sort out substitutions and scrums?

These are areas that so blatantly require action that it is
staggering that the World Rugby council are contemplating steering our 15-man
game even further towards Rugby League when/if they meet in May.

The main aim of 50:22 is to open up more attacking space by depleting
the defensive line, by copying the 40:20 kick i...

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