Regionalised leagues would strengthen the club game


Change is in the air apparently, the structure of league rugby in the English club game is being overhauled for the 2021-22 season, reducing the National Leagues from 16 to 14 clubs, possibly adding more regional leagues at National Two level. But this is nothing new.
A system was about to be implemented in the 2014-15 season, based on radical change, but was shelved at the eleventh hour by the RFU to stop an embarrassing rocking of the boat with a potential Extraordinary General Meeting on the cards during England’s home World Cup...

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