Strike action threatens Wales v England Six Nations game in Cardiff

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  • Wales players considering striking over contract renewals
  • Squad want clarity before Rugby World Cup in autumn

England’s trip to Cardiff in the Six Nations has been plunged into doubt after it emerged Wales players were considering strike action over their contract renewals.

Steve Borthwick’s side are scheduled to play Wales next Saturday but, with many players unhappy at the financial situation within the game, a possible strike is due to be discussed. It is understood that a meeting will shortly take place between Welsh Rugby Players’ Association officials and players before Cardiff is due to host England in round three of the Six Nations.

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