And... World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin says the coronavirus pandemic has cost the sport an estimated 1 billion euro ($1.4 billion) in lost revenue. International and professional club rugby union, as well as the amateur game, were all suspended last year due to COVID-19, with reigning world champions South Africa having yet to play a match since beating England in the 2019 World Cup final in Japan. - Smile 90.4FM

And… World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin says the coronavirus pandemic has cost the sport an estimated 1 billion euro ($1.4 billion) in lost revenue. International and professional club rugby union, as well as the amateur game, were all suspended last year due to COVID-19, with reigning world champions South Africa having yet to play a match since beating England in the 2019 World Cup final in Japan.