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What does ELV stand for?

ELV stands for Experimental Law Variation (Rugby)

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O'Sullivan also blamed the ELVs - Experimental Law Variations - for ruining rugby as a spectacle in Australia, NewZealand and South Africa.
The experimental law variations (ELVs) are sure to make their presence felt in the opening weeks, and one key change is that defenders must stand five metres back from the hindmost foot of the scrum, giving a big advantage to the attacking side particularly when the scrum is close to the tryline.
The experimental law variations will depower a lot of the traditional mauling sides, of which there are quite a few in the Guinness Premiership, and then there are the EPS periods in which a number of teams will be pretty heavily hit by international call-ups.