Wage cut row intensifies as Premiership players take legal advice

  • Players object to 25% reduction in salary
  • RPA union giving guidance to members

Premiership players have been given legal advice on how to challenge the blanket 25% pay cuts imposed by the clubs as domestic rugby’s row over wage reductions intensified on Thursday.

In the Championship, Newcastle Falcons have been plunged into turmoil with their players expected to reject their proposed swingeing pay cuts. In the Premiership the Guardian also understands the entire Leicester Tigers squad is strongly considering rejecting the 25% reduction after the Rugby Players’ Association provided legal guidance to its 700+ members.

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Source: theguardian
Wage cut row intensifies as Premiership players take legal advice