Women’s Six Nations being held separately to men’s event ‘a great idea’

Women’s Six Nations being held separately to men’s event ‘a great idea’

The Guardian

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  • Tournament reduced and moved this year due to pandemic
  • Potential for different scheduling to men excites organisers

Organisers of the Women’s Six Nations are giving serious consideration to making it a standalone event for the foreseeable future as well as reintroducing a round-robin format.

The proposals were outlined by Ben Morel, the chief executive of Six Nations Rugby, at the launch of this year’s tournament, which has been scaled down after the pandemic caused it to be postponed. The rescheduling of the competition has meant it also being played separately to the men’s version for the first time and that is something Morel is open to remaining the case.

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