Six Nations to introduce bonus points as trial in 2017

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Teams will now play for winning and losing bonus points, as well as extra for Grand Slams

It will be similar to scoring systems around the world, including the Guinness Pro12

Rugby's Six Nations will introduce bonus points - as part of a new system in time for next year's competition.

A win will now get four points - with a draw worth two.

A bonus point will be available for any side scoring four or more tries - regardless of the match result.

Losing by seven points or fewer will also earn a point.

It'll initially be introduced as a trial for 2017.

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