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Financial Woes: What Worcester Warriors & London Wasps' Struggles Mean For English Rugby

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Thursday, 06 October 2022 By Sam Kennerley, Charlie Spink, Will Smith

Wasps Holdings Limited, the holding company of London Wasps RFC (Wasps), filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators[1] in September 2022. Only a few days later, Worcester Warriors RFC (Worcester) were placed into administration[2], having been suspended from playing competitive rugby by the Rugby Football Union (the RFU) earlier on the same day. 

This article explores the consequences for Wasps and Worcester (the Clubs) and what impact this may have on Gallagher Premiership Rugby (the Premiership) going forwards. 

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Sam Kennerley

Sam Kennerley

Sam is a Managing Associate at Linklaters.
Charlie Spink

Charlie Spink

Charlie is a Trainee Solicitor at Linklaters.

Will Smith

Will is a Trainee Solicitor at Linklaters.

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