With the 2020/21 Championship campaign unlikely to start before mid-December – and even then only if crowds are allowed – players fear contracts may be cancelled.
The Rugby Paper is aware of one player left in limbo because a job offer outside rugby has failed to materialise, while others have yet to resume proper training.
Nottingham flyer Williams has found a welcome bolthole at Leicester, where he has made a strong start in the Premiership, boosting his chances of a full contract.
However, he says RFU funding cutbacks last February, followed by the onset of Covid-19, have left the careers of numerous Championship players in the balance.
Nottingham have gone part-time and Williams said: “Initially, the rumors of going part-time came in February when RFU cuts were announced.
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September 06, 2020