Rugby Union

Rugby’s self-isolation on social media: The best so far

Among these times of Covid-19 self-isolation, social media has become a haven for the entertaining and unusual.  From doing keepie-uppies with toilet roll to teabag challenges, rehearsed dancing to song renditions, the worlds of Twitter, Instagram, TikTok et al have brightened up our days. Source: Read Full Article

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English Premiership clubs seek state help to bail them out

Premiership clubs seek state help to bail them out as coronavirus casts dark financial shadow over rugby English Premiership clubs are asking for help to protect them from financial ruin   Clubs have taken the option of furloughing players – having already cut wages  Sale Sharks, Wasps and Gloucester have all opted to furlough their playing […]

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Scotland coach Gregor Townsend agrees to defer wages

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend and Murrayfield chief Mark Dodson have agreed to defer some of their salaries in response to the coronavirus shutdown, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced. Townsend, along with his counterparts at Glasgow and Edinburgh Dave Rennie and Richard Cockerill, has agreed to a 25 per cent cut, as has SRU performance […]