PAT Lam hopes World Rugby will act quickly to outlaw an attacker latching on to a ballcarrier before a tackle has been made, fearing an increase in concussion rates if nothing is done.
The Premiership head coaches had a Zoom call last week with the head of the referees at Twickenham, Tony Spreadbury, about latching and World Rugby is in the coming weeks holding a breakdown workshop when the issue will be discussed.
Lam, Bristol’s director of rugby, is among those pressing for a law change. “We had a good chat with Tony Spreadbury and he gave us clarity,” said Lam.
“You are allowed to tack...
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