Brett Igoe: Rugby enters the age of the sack race as it tries to separate trash from treasure
Coaches would typically be replaced due to poor performance in the first part of the cycle, but it is very unusual to be let go within 10 months of the biggest competition as in the cases of Eddie Jones and Wayne Pivac.
Irish rugby players take action against IRFU and World Rugby
Three Irish players have lodged filings against the IRFU and World Rugby. The firm representing them has previously said it is handling a number of rugby concussion cases and is working closely with the UK firm which earlier this year issued proceedings in a class action against World Rugby.