The English tournament clubs accepted, although not very convinced according to Telegraph Sport, World Rugby’s plan to hold additional matches during the year-end international window, including the Rugby Championship during December.
Premiership Rugby had expressed its frustrations last week at World Rugby’s recommendation to host the tournament featuring Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa between November 7 and December 12, in addition to delaying the international window further in December. to accommodate the accumulation of internationals due to restrictions by Covid-19.
Because the 2020-21 Premiership season is slated to begin on November 20, English clubs would be without their southern hemisphere players for a week and the opening weekend of the Champions Cup. decided not to oppose the proposed new calendar, but insist that they will block any movement from making it a permanent change.