Worcester ‘will probably not survive under any ownership’ without P share

A parliamentary committee has been told Worcester will not survive under any ownership without retaining its P share. The Sixways club were relegated from the Gallagher Premiership on October 6 after the partial liquidation of their holding company WRFC Players Ltd a day earlier, owing to unpaid tax in the region of £6million being pursued … Read more

Rugby chiefs ‘should consider resigning’ over Worcester fiasco

The chief executives of both the RFU and Premiership Rugby were asked whether they ought not to resign as they were accused by MPs of presiding over “failure on an epic scale” and In a grilling that lasted over an hour at Portcullis House in Westminster, the RFU’s Bill Sweeney and PRL’s Simon Massie-Taylor were … Read more

Worcester suspended and put into administration after missing deadline

Worcester Warriors have been put into administration after being suspended by the Rugby Football Union from all competitions, leaving the club condemned to relegation and plunging the Premiership into turmoil. Upon announcing the decision, the RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney declared that the whole business model of rugby union in England needs to be improved. … Read more

Fly-half Fin Smith demands answers from Worcester over unpaid wages

Fly-half Fin Smith has demanded answers from Worcester as the squad still wait to be paid the wages promised to them on Wednesday. The Warriors claim that a complication with the bank’s automated system has led to the delay, but a number of players have issued breach of contract notices that enable them to leave … Read more

Steve Diamond: Worcester going to wall would be ‘tragedy of professional rugby’

Steve Diamond says it would be “a tragedy of professional rugby” that would leave families “wrecked” after revealing up to . Monday saw potential investors present proposals to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in a bid to bring Worcester back from the brink a week before the start of the new Premiership … Read more

How Chris Sale fared in rehab start for Triple-A Worcester

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on Chris Sale appears ready for his long-awaited return to the big-league mound. The left-hander made what may have been his final rehab start Wednesday night for Triple-A Worcester vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He showed flashes of his … Read more

Red Sox promote infield prospect Jeter Downs from Triple-A Worcester

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on Jeter Downs could make his major league debut with the Boston as soon as Monday night vs. the . The Red Sox announced Monday they’ve recalled Downs from Triple-A Worcester. To make room for Downs … Read more