Wage reductions and summer matches loom for England’s top players

  • International wipeout would have ‘catastrophic impact’
  • Six Nations could be moved; autumn tours abandoned

England’s leading players face the increasing prospect of wage cuts and summer rugby as the sport battles to avoid financial meltdown because of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Rugby Football Union also confirmed it is open to shifting the Six Nations championship from its traditional slot in the calendar and remains hopeful of crowds being able to attend England games this autumn.

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International wipeout would have ‘catastrophic impact’Six Nations could be moved; autumn tours abandonedEngland’s leading players face the increasing prospect of wage cuts and summer rugby as the sport battles to avoid financial meltdown because of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.The Rugby Football Union also confirmed it is open to shifting the Six Nations championship from its traditional slot in the calendar and remains hopeful of crowds being able to attend England games this autumn. Continue reading…

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