England supporters urged to take stand against Championship cuts

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  • Nottingham chairman wants action in Ireland game
  • ‘Rest of the rugby community should not be forgotten’

England supporters have been urged to take a stand against the Rugby Football Union’s swingeing 50% cuts to the Championship’s funding during Sunday’s Six Nations match against Ireland.

In a move that could cause great embarrassment to the RFU, supporters have also been encouraged to carry out a two-minute applause at this weekend’s matches across the country to thank “supporters, players, coaches, volunteers and the rest of the rugby community should not be forgotten”, in an open letter from the Nottingham chairman, Alistair Bow.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/feb/17/england-supporters-urged-to-take-stand-against-championship-cuts under the title “England supporters urged to take stand against Championship cuts”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.