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Rationale behind proposed new laws is bonkers - and the IRFU response wasn't great either

Brendan Fanning


World Rugby have suggested some new laws to avoid contact

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19 January 2020; Conor Murray of Munster prepares to feed the ball into a scrum during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool 4 Round 6 match between Munster and Ospreys at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

19 January 2020; Conor Murray of Munster prepares to feed the ball into a scrum during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool 4 Round 6 match between Munster and Ospreys at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

19 January 2020; Conor Murray of Munster prepares to feed the ball into a scrum during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool 4 Round 6 match between Munster and Ospreys at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

You have to run to keep up with this virus. With or without a mask. A while back World Rugby handed us a bunch of stuff to consider in the way they always do.

Let's run a trial where this gets tweaked and that gets binned and see where it all leaves us. Surely there is not another sport on the planet that spends as much time under the microscope?


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