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Premiership Rugby statement: two-week, mid-season break

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY can confirm that it will take a two-week, mid-season break after European competitions were temporarily suspended by EPCR.

Premiership Rugby Chief Executive, Darren Childs said: "The welfare of everyone involved in Premiership Rugby is crucial to us and this break in the season gives us the chance to hand some much-needed rest to our hard-working players, management, staff and match officials.

"The Gallagher Premiership Rugby season will return - as scheduled - on Friday 29 January when Bristol Bears host Bath Rugby live on BT Sport."


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