Re: End scrums for kids ?
Not read the links but there is some misleading stuff in there regarding scrums.
Yes we have introduced scrums at lower ages, but they are uncontested i.e. no pushing, only team putting in get to hook. They gradually get harder but even at Junior level it is 0.5m (one step) backwards push or it is a penalty, and no more than 45' turn.
Not quite sure how they feel scrums cause concussion in Wales, if they do then blame the refs
With regard aligning the pathway, never going to happen sadly, we have tried.