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England, Scotland and Wales teams will be forced to merge following Coronavirus

Wales, Scotland and England men’s and women’s sevens teams are set to merge under as Team GB moving forward.

The change comes as a long-term result of the coronavirus pandemic biting hard into the game’s finances.


The Times haved reported that presentations were made to UK Sport last Friday for funding the Great Britain teams.

At present Wales, Scotland and England put out separate men’s teams for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, but that is set to change.

The sides first merged for the 2016 Olympic games in Brazil with the women losing their bronze medal match while the men won silver despite being heavily beaten by Fiji in the final.

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