Clubs could launch legal action over global tournament proposed by World Rugby

Guiness Six Nations

Guiness Six Nations

According to Newshub, yesterday, they issued a joint statement to express their concerns, hinting at legal action, if World Rugby proceeds with its proposed plans to restructure the worldwide game.

The suggested world league involves 12 teams based largely around combining the Six Nations and Rugby Championship on an annual basis.

The idea has met with fierce opposition, most notably from player welfare groups, while the suggestion that the Pacific Islands nations of Tonga, Samoa and Fiji could be excluded has also provoked fury.

Dembélé victime d'une grave blessure — Barça
C'est un match décisif et nous ne voulons prendre aucun risque ". "On en saura un petit plus après l'entraînement de ce soir". Comme attendu, son remplaçant se nomme Philippe Coutinho , plus expérimenté mais moins en forme que le Français.


CVC Capital Partners has made a move to take increasing ownership of rugby union by offering to buy a 30 per cent share of the Six Nations Championship and the autumn internationals in a package worth about £500 million.

Representatives from the Premiership and Top 14, as with the Pro14, have not been invited, however, even though they would face losing some worldwide players for additional weekends.

But in a joint statement Premiership Rugby of England and their French counterparts, Ligue Nationale de Rugby, says their clubs feel World Rugby's proposal runs against what was agreed for a long-term vision at a meeting of major stakeholders in San Francisco in 2017.

Rescue efforts underway after Lagos school collapse
Lagos state's deputy governor, Idiat Adebule, told the Vanguard newspaper that it was too early to give a death toll. Building materials are often sub-standard and the enforcement of regulations in Nigeria is weak.


The French and English clubs are unhappy at what they believe will be a heavier test programme in November and December that will impact their tournaments.

World Rugby unveils a radical new proposal to create an annual 12-team World League from 2020.

Both also stated that the perceived lack of consensus by World Rugby making the decision means they "reserve the option to take any action to preserve their rights and competitions".

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction reinstated by Massachusetts’s highest court
Unless Massachusetts' highest court changes its own decision, Hernandez will remain a convicted murderer for eternity. Some, like MA , toss the convictions, while other states dismiss the defendant's appeal and the conviction stands.


Latest News