Latest news:
Unofficial Cornish Pirates Fans Forum

Petition: RFU Board Should Be Replaced
Discussion started by Geoff DC , 13 February, 2020 19:51
Petition: RFU Board Should Be Replaced
Geoff DC 13 February, 2020 19:51
Petition Started By Russ Strick RFU Board Should Be Replaced

We, the undersigned supporters of rugby union throughout England do hereby charge the Governing Board of the Rugby Football Union with the wilful neglect of our sport at all levels other than the National Teams and Premiership league.

Specifically, the Governing Board has;
Failed to properly promote the sport at anything other than the National Teams and Premiership league levels
Failed to secure appropriate and widespread television broadcasting rights agreements for the Championship and National leagues
Failed to introduce a cup competition that would involve rugby at many levels and generate wider interest
Failed to defend the spirit of sportsmanship by safeguarding the basic principles of promotion and relegation according to merit on the pitch.

The recent action of the Rugby Football Union Governing Board in reducing the level of financial investment in the Championship in the face of such failings constitutes gross misconduct, an abuse of position and such a betrayal of trust that we now demand the immediate resignation of all members of the Governing Board.

Sign It Here >>


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
We record all IP addresses on the Sportnetwork message boards which may be required by the authorities in case of defamatory or abusive comment. We seek to monitor the Message Boards at regular intervals. We do not associate Sportnetwork with any of the comments and do not take responsibility for any statements or opinions expressed on the Message Boards. If you have any cause for concern over any material posted here please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing abuse@sportnetwork.net