Sunday 19 January 2020

Six Nations missing bonus drama

A READER -- Donal McAuliffe -- has followed up on our recent feature on bonus points in the Six Nations by illustrating that there would be an incredibly exciting run-in on offer this weekend were bonus points on offer throughout the championship.

And, to satiate traditionalists, he also suggests that any Grand Slam winner should automatically be declared champions, even in the unlikely event that they have fewer points than a rival.

DK

Current Six Nations table if bonus points applied:

P W D L PF PA DIFF TF TA TB LB PTS

Wales 4 4 0 0 93 53 40 9 3 0 0 16

Ireland 4 2 1 1 112 64 48 13 6 2 1 13

England 4 3 0 1 68 62 6 5 5 0 1 13

France 4 2 1 1 70 46 24 8 6 1 1 12

Scotland 4 0 0 4 50 95 -45 4 10 0 2 2

Italy 4 0 0 4 40 115 -75 3 13 0 1 1

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