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Here’s some of the talking points after Eddie Jones agreed a new deal to remain as England head coach until the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
Newcastle’s promotion to the Premiership has been rubber stamped after the RFU council agreed to conclude the Championship season.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the world into lockdown and could not have come at a worse time for Blues star Beauden Barrett.
England coach Eddie Jones has revealed that domestic clubs are being furnished with equipment for players, ready for their return to action.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac and Welsh Rugby Union CEO Martyn Phillips are set to take 25 per cent pay cuts due to the coronavirus shutdown.
New Zealand Rugby have announced an emergency grant to its Super Rugby clubs which will keep them afloat until the tournament resumes.
Italy’s Maxime Mbanda has vowed to push through the fear and keep driving ambulances carrying coronavirus patients to and from hospital.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter feels there is no reason why the rest of this season’s Premiership games could not run into the summer months.
Scottish Rugby have announced that their employees are set to take a 25 to 30 per cent pay deferral to help them save money during Covid-19.
Rugby Australia has stood down 75 per cent of its workforce while their remaining staff have been offered salary reductions or reduced hours.
USA Rugby have revealed that it has filed for bankruptcy amid the growing financial strain unions face around the world due to Covid-19.
Australia’s Rugby Union Players’ Association said it believes 30-50 per cent pay cuts for their players will be “adequate” during Covid-19.
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Rugby Australia will need to make “significant cuts” after reporting a provisional AUS$9.4 million deficit at their annual general meeting.
New Zealand Rugby have announced that they have cancelled all of their country’s lower tier provincial representative rugby competitions.
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The Italian Rugby Federation have announced that they’ve decided to cancel the 2019/2020 season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Principality Stadium in Cardiff will be converted into a temporary hospital providing around 2,000 additional beds to support the NHS.
New Zealand coach Ian Foster has conceded that his team’s July Tests against Wales and Scotland are likely to be scrapped due to Covid-19.
Championship club Newcastle have placed all players and staff on furlough due to the financial instability caused by the coronavirus.
The WRU has confirmed that a payment of £1,000 has been made to its 320 member clubs due to the financial impact caused by Covid-19.
The RFU’s executive team will take a pay cut of more than 25 per cent in an effort to mitigate the effects of losses over the next 18 months.
The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that they will make 500,000 euro available to their clubs in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
World Rugby have announced that it supports the International Olympic Committee’s decision to postpone the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
England and Sale Sharks back-row Tom Curry says that every player is currently in limbo after competitions were suspended due to Covid-19.
European Professional Club Rugby have confirmed the postponement of this season’s Champions and Challenge Cup semi-finals and finals.
Harlequins are the latest Premiership club to ask their players to take a 25 per cent pay cut to help them during the coronavirus pandemic.
New Zealand’s top players are bracing for pay cuts as a consequence of inactivity for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Like all sports, rugby union is currently getting to grips with the effects of coronavirus having seen leagues from around the world suspended.
England and Exeter Chiefs wing Jack Nowell is willing to take a pay cut while the Premiership is suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.