Premiership Rugby players fear burn-out and will consider strike action amid proposals to expand domestic season, says scrum-half Ben Youngs
England's elite players have discussed the option of striking as Premiership Rugby consider proposals to expand the gruelling domestic season.
As Eddie Jones' national squad trained in Oxford, ahead of November fixtures against Argentina, Australia and Samoa, experienced scrum-half Ben Youngs suggested that a strike would be only reluctantly considered as a last resort.
'Guys are aware of that, but no-one wants to get to that stage,' he said.
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