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The set piece remains a bone of contention in rugby union, with scrums still collapsing like a badly set trifle.
Crowds get turned off, youngsters are uninspired, and players become frustrated with the whole thing.
There has, as yet, been no answer to the issue, and it’s unlikely one will present itself in this championship.
Expect it to be mentioned more than once during the next few weeks.
One suggestion from Stuart Lancaster came this week when he floated the idea of stopping the clock for collapsed scrums.
It has its merits, but it might also have plenty of punters checking what time their last train home from the ground leaves.