Gregg Wallace has backed a Premiership Rugby campaign urging its players to call vulnerable fans during the lockdown.
Premiership stars left in limbo by the coronavirus shutdown are weighing up whether to contest league-wide moves to cut wages by 25 per cent.
Playing games behind closed doors, staging multiple matches at single venues and scheduling midweek fixtures are among options under discussion to see this season’s Gallagher Premiership season completed.
Premiership Rugby clubs are poised to ask players to take a 25 per cent pay cut while the league is suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Rugby Football Union will investigate “a range of options to provide support for clubs” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and also explore possibilities for finishing the season.
European football’s governing body will on Tuesday discuss plans for the rest of the season as the coronavirus pandemic brought sport to a virtual standstill.
Rugby union and league both suspended their respective seasons and the Grand National was cancelled as organised sport in the UK effectively shut down because of the coronavirus crisis.
Rugby union and league have both announced their respective seasons have been put on hold due to the coronavirus crisis.
Saracens have been handed an additional 70-point deduction that ensures they will be relegated from the Gallagher Premiership in bottom place just hours after Ed Griffiths departed as interim chief executive.
Premiership Rugby will publish the report into Saracens’ salary cap breaches.
Premiership Rugby insists automatic relegation was imposed on Saracens to preserve the integrity of the Gallagher Premiership in response to their failure to comply with salary cap regulations for the current season.
Saracens have accepted their imposed relegation from the Gallagher Premiership and pledged to win back confidence and trust.
Saracens will be relegated from the Gallagher Premiership at the end of the season.