Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup - News Summed Up

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup


Wales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after Premiership Rugby agreed to the early release of their players following landmark changes to World Rugby legislation. Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award Read moreWales, for example, would have been denied access to Biggar, Faletau and Liam Williams for their opening World Cup warm-up match against England on 11 August. World Rugby has now agreed to raise that threshold to £500,000 as of 1 July, meaning PRL has softened its stance. “This announcement is more than a regulatory change, it is a statement of commitment to players, unions and clubs. Everyone now has certainty ahead of the Rugby World Cup of an appropriate and proportional level of guaranteed cover.”


Source: The Guardian May 23, 2019 19:41 UTC



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