THE RUGBY HEADLINES: LIONS AND ENGLAND ARE ”ON FIRE” TO BE BACK WITH RUGBY LEAGUE; THE STAGGERING MONEY BEING DONATED TO GLOBAL RELIEF FUND

  1. The World Rugby’s fund for releasing the Covid-19 pressure:

The Covid-19 is now making a huge impact on the whole world on the whole and on World Rugby specifically. Therefore, rugby players all over the world are staying together to get through this hard period of time and donate a fund to help the world release the tension that Covid-19 has brought along. The manager of this fund has announced that the money being gathered and donated has been up to £80m. This money will greatly make a distribution to help unions overcome the struggles of the coronavirus.

There have been alternative and latest plans being set up by the government to continue different plans, including sports ones that have been delayed due to the effects of the pandemic. According to the announcement made by the fund’s managers as part of their plans, this supporting fund will involve a combination of different loans and advances being offered to help out unions around the world.

The World Rugby representative said: 

“The relief fund will available for unions requiring immediate emergency funding subject to appropriate criteria being met.”

  1. The England rugby star is ready to be back with rugby:

According to some official reports, the prestigious England rugby star, Ben Te’o has confirmed to ‘set for code switch’, who has the high possibility to shockingly get back to the rugby league.

The England rugby player, who is now 33 years old, has now been taking in a Japanese union side Sunwolves as a player, however, according to some Australia report, some NRL clubs are aiming to make a contract with him, including Brisbane Broncos.

Te’o started in the league format of the game before joining Leinster in 2014 and made 18 caps for England.