Ealing’s Ben Ward claims RFU lacks management as he expresses frustration at bosses DENYING Championship successful Jersey the prospect to combine it with the elite primarily based on strict standards
- Jersey received the Championship forward of Ealing however can’t play amongst the elite
- Their St Peter’s floor holds 4,000, under the ten,000 demanded by chiefs
- Ealing had threatened to sue the RFU as they had been denied promotion as soon as once more
Ben Ward revealed his frustration on the failure of rugby bosses to as soon as extra enable the winners of the Championship to fulfil their dream of a spot within the high flight.
Jersey, who Ward’s Ealing aspect defeated 35-31 on Saturday to raise the Championship Cup, pipped the London membership to the title however have been denied a spot amongst the elite because of the truth they can’t meet strict standards set by the RFU.
Identical to Ealing, who’ve been blocked from rising up in earlier seasons, their St Peter’s floor has a capability of simply 4,000 — nicely under the ten,000 demanded by rugby chiefs to allow them to rub shoulders with the likes of Saracens, Leicester and Northampton.
Ealing had threatened to sue the RFU in the event that they had been denied promotion to the Premiership once more in the event that they, and never Jersey, had received this season’s title.
Ward, banging the drum for the Championship, claimed: ‘It’s there for all to see proper now. I’d like to say what I’d like however I get myself in hassle.
Ben Ward has accused the RFU of missing management after Jersey’s promotion was denied
The Ealing Trailfinders director of Rugby was adamant concerning the ‘well being’ of the Championship
‘Groups like Jersey and ourselves are run correctly. They don’t overspend.
‘The Championship is in actually good well being proper now with a couple of golf equipment pushing. This sport reveals what a very good league it’s proper now with two groups on a sure degree.
‘We’ve performed one another 5 instances now (Ealing and Jersey) and it could be good to have a bit extra assist for this degree.
‘Sadly we want some management!’