Nine forwards with a back at openside? It's a formation that could transform rugby, and the England head coach is weighing it up ahead of the World Cup.
Rugby Australia has again opted not to sanction Wallabies star Kurtley Beale after a second video surfaced on social media showing him in the vicinity of alleged illicit drug use.
Dylan Hartley has been left out of England's Six Nations squad due to injury as Eddie Jones included four uncapped players in his 35-man group.
Kurtley Beale could find himself with more questions to answer from Rugby Australia after a second video emerged of the star back in a dubious situation.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt admitted he had to make a "number of tight calls across almost every position" as he named three uncapped players in his 38-man squad for the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.