Worcester’s administrators urged to act fast to rescue Premiership season

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  • Two more weeks without pay allows players to serve notice
  • Potential buyer Jim O’Toole ready with four years’ money

Worcester’s newly appointed administrators have been urged to act swiftly if the club is to have a realistic chance of rising from the Premiership ashes. The cash-strapped Warriors have been suspended from all competitions and face a potential exodus of players and staff even if their September salaries are paid on Friday as scheduled.

Premiership contracts contain a clause which entitles players to terminate their agreement with any club that enters administration. Other clubs are already keen to sign high-profile individuals like the Scotland pair of Duhan van der Merwe and Rory Sutherland, who need to be playing club games to be in contention for international call-ups.

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Written by Robert Kitson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/sep/27/worcesters-administrators-urged-to-act-fast-to-rescue-premiership-season under the title “Worcester’s administrators urged to act fast to rescue Premiership season”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.