The National Rugby League (LNR) sent a “formal notice” to World Rugby, which without its agreement modified rule 9 governing the availability of internationals, in order to extend the window of the autumn tests, a learned thursday theAFP corroborating sources. The LNR gives notice to the world body, summoning it, “within eight days”, to “specify the conditions under which World Rugby decisions are taken, in which the control and detention of the companies making up World Rugby. is ensured as well as to identify the persons effectively controlling the said network as well as the financial flows within the said network ”, writes his defense in a letter whoseAFP had knowledge. In the absence of an answer, the LNR refers to “all the legal consequences relating to formal notices”, without further clarification. The League, which manages the French professional championships (Top 14 and Pro D2), criticizes World Rugby for having modified the international calendar “without any real consultation with the professional leagues and in particular the LNR”.