COMMENT

We've suddenly all become typhoon experts here in Japan but Scotland, who are threatening legal action against World Rugby in the event of their crucial World Cup pool match against the hosts being cancelled, don't seem to have a great handle on contract law or the true definition of fairness.

"We believe World Rugby has a duty to postpone this match or to reschedule it at another venue," eminent sports lawyer Nick de Marco told The Telegraph. "Fundamentally, this comes down to fairness and to the integrity of the tournament. We are still hopeful the match can go ahead."

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