6 Nations introduces bonus points

6 Nations introduces bonus points

Today the 6 Nations Council announced that it will introduce a bonus point system for the 6 Nations, Women's 6 Nations as well as the U20 6 Nations.


The system will go on trial in all 3 competitions for 2017 and be reviewed after the completion of the 2017 tournament.

The Bonus points will work as follows:

  • Scoring 4 or more tries will earn you an extra point
  • Losing with 7 or fewer points will earn you an extra point
  • If a union wins the Grand Slam they will be awarded 3 additional log point

4 points will be awarded for winning a game, 2 points for a draw and 0 points for a loss

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