Former Wallaby-turned commentator Drew Mitchell has had plenty of time to assess the current state of rugby as he waits to resume his career in New York.
New Zealand Rugby will distribute $250,000 to each of its five Super Rugby teams to keep them operating until the competition restarts.
Super Rugby clubs have taken action to withstand the financial hit that will come with the COVID-19 pandemic, while negotiations with players continue.
Rugby Australia will stand down 75 per cent of its staff for the next three months as it braces for a potential $120 million hit due to the coronavirus.
Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle is taking a 50 per cent pay cut and has foreshadowed cuts in other areas as she prepares to meet the players' union tomorrow,
Wage cuts will be on the agenda when Rugby Australia meets its players' association on Tuesday to discuss how to survive the next three months.
The topic of player wages is set to be discussed at Monday's Rugby Australia AGM, with the code expected to follow other sports in advocating significant cuts.
New Zealand Rugby's austerity measures are starting to take effect, with new All Blacks coach Ian Foster revealing he has taken a pay cut.
The absence of scrums is already being missed by one NSW Waratahs prop as his Super Rugby team resorts to digital rather than physical methods.
Australia-born England head coach Eddie Jones has agreed to take a pay cut as the RFU grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he loved his five years in charge despite harbouring regrets about not winning the Bledisloe or World Cup.
Australia-born England head coach Eddie Jones will be asked to take a pay cut as the RFU grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
New Zealand Rugby is set to tighten the financial screws which All Blacks star Dane Coles accepts will mean a pay cut for players.
Players to go back-to-basics as Rugby Australia pushes back the start of a revamped all-Australian competition to replace Super Rugby until at least May 1.
Rugby star Michael Fatialofa's wife paid tribute to her husband after he stunned medical experts walking just 11-weeks after a serious spinal cord injury.
The prospect of Super Rugby in 2020 is looking increasingly bleak, with attention soon to turn to the viability of Test matches in July, according to NZ Rugby.
World Rugby has postponed several tournaments and World Cup qualifiers due to the coronavirus outbreak, while June's Olympic qualifiers are under review.
The Western Force are set to join the NSW Waratahs, Brumbies, Queensland Reds and Melbourne Rebels in a new five-team domestic rugby competition.