Are new rules causing the mass injury pile up?

Stephen Jones welcomes Owen Slot from The Times, Tom Hamilton from ESPN and Alex Spink from The Mirror.

The panel pick their highlights of the week, including world cup bids and American football at Wembley.

In a lacklustre week of rugby the overall quality of the Premiership is debated, notably Wasps vs Bath and Leicester vs Exeter.

There's praise for Northampton's new chief executive and George North in addition to Newcastle's academy fuelling their revival.

Also under consideration whether the mass injuries of recent weeks have been caused by the law change and should the next English national coach be English is discussed as well. For information regarding your data privacy, visit