4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
"It's slightly different in the backs, with Gordon D'Arcy and Isa Nacewa injured...so we're going to have to make some decisions.
"Rocky (Elsom) has had an interrupted Tri Nations because he had one week off with an injury, but there seems to be quite big gaps in this format where teams played three games and then had a break.
"CJ (Van Der Linde) has obviously had a bit of a break, so he should be fresh! We'll just see how training goes.
"If anything the break would have been good for them both. I think they're very keen to play from what I've seen of the two of them.
"Now that they've in the team format, we'll have a look at how they blow out this week and make some calls.
"I think that what you'll see with Rocky is that he is a power player, a good lineout operator and a good defender. The main thing is that they'll need to adjust their game because there are differences in the Northern Hemisphere.
"CJ is an excellent scrummager and a very dynamic player as well being able to play both sides of the scrum, as can Stan (Wright), which means that there's good versatility in all our props," he added.
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