Uninsured Unions to lose big money if tour folds

NEWS EXTRABy SAM JACKSON

THE home unions will be uninsured for any financial losses if the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa does not go ahead, says Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Steve Phillips.He also says it is “unrealistic” for the traditional sea of red fans to be allowed to support the tour.“The general business concept is that there is no such thing as Covid-19 insurance,” said Phillips.The Lions plan to go ahead with the tour in South Africa as originally planned before the pandemic struck with the governing bodies of Scotland, Ir...

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