Welsh row could impact on Commonwealth Games
July 12, 2014
The renewal of hostilities between the WRU and Regional Rugby Wales (RRW), the umbrella organisation which looks after the interests of the four regions, could derail Wales' Commonwealth Games campaign, according to Wales Online.
The website claims that RRW is threatening to withdraw its representatives as part of its bid to force the WRU to agree to its demands over a new Participation Agreement which covers, among other things, the release of players for international duty.
Some players have contracts with the WRU to play on the sevens circuit, but they also have deals with their regions.
Another casualty of the stalemate could be the November 29 Test against South Africa, which falls outside the IRB window where players have to be released for international duty.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd
Communication error please reload the page.
Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate
The court case that has simmered in the background in recent months will not keep Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell from being paired as partners for the European team during the Ryder Cup
John Terry says Cesc Fabregas is now "part of the Chelsea family" after the midfielder claimed he had no choice but to forget about Arsenal
Jenson Button is confident he will remain at McLaren for 2015 despite ongoing speculation about his future
Arsene Wenger will give Abou Diaby yet another chance to resurrect his Arsenal career with the injury-plagued midfielder to make his latest comeback in Tuesday's League Cup tie against Southampton