RFU Says Social Distancing Change Worth ?12m

The Rugby Football Union has urged the British government to relax its rules on social distancing, calculating such a move be worth ?12 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) to England's governing body if crowds are allowed back into Twickenham for the November internationals.

Britain is currently insisting on a two-metre gap in public as one of a set of measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

But RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney said opting...