Wales v England Six Nations clash to go ahead as players call off strike threat

  • Relief as deal struck at 11th hour for fixture to take place
  • Owens: ‘The players are satisfied, hence why the game is on’

Wales’s Six Nations match against England in Cardiff on Saturday will go ahead after potential strike action from Welsh players over a contract dispute was averted, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced.

Players had gathered at Wales’s training base in the Vale of Glamorgan to discuss a range of issues with Professional Rugby Board members, with many of them out of contract at their regional teams at the end of this season.

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