Premiership Rugby wants “crucial” discussions with the Rugby Football Union on the future of the club game in England – including the possible ring-fencing of the league.
“Our key objective is to deliver long-term financial sustainability for professional rugby in England,” a Premiership Rugby spokesperson said.
Premiership Rugby head Ian Ritchie told the BBC in January it was “right and proper” to look into scrapping promotion from and relegation to the Championship.
“Now is the right time to sit down with the RFU, who are our partners within the Professional Game Agreement,” added the Premiership Rugby spokesperson.
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