14 March 2018
In just over a year’s time, shortly after the conclusion of the 2019 Six Nations, the UK could be plunged into a withdrawal from the EU without a deal on our future relationship with our nearest neighbours secured. Brexit has had, and will continue to have, many unforeseen consequences. Some commentators have said that, rather than expanding arguably the finest rugby competition, Brexit could trigger a reduction in the number of teams competing in the Six Nations. This is the second in the series of a number of blogs looking at how Brexit may impact on UK sport.