Women and sevens hit hardest by RFU cuts

Grassroots game will suffer as workforce is reduced by 30% in wake of lockdown

‘We are having to make difficult decisions on what we can invest in’

Paul Rees Bill Sweeney RFU chief executive

England’s women’s and sevens squads will bear the brunt of the Rugby Football Union’s cost-cutting along with grassroots development, according to a leaked document, as Twickenham prunes its 594-strong workforce by 30% following the coronavirus...

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