Gloucester to seek compensation for postponed Worcester game

Worcester did not try hard enough to stage fixture, panel saysChampions’ Cup last 16 will be one-off games next yearGloucester are to seek financial compensation from Worcester following the late postponement of the Premiership fixture between the clubs on 25 March. An independent panel has ruled that Worcester could have done more to field a team despite several squad members being unavailable because of illness and injury.The Warriors pulled out of the game citing a lack of tighthead props and Gloucester were subsequently awarded a 20-0 “victory” and five league points. Following the release of the full reasoned judgment by Sport Resolutions UK, however, Gloucester’s chief executive, Lance Bradley, has made clear the club do not consider the matter entirely closed. Continue reading...