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RFU travel budget cuts hit Manx clubs

Travel and accommodation likely to cost £3,000 per game

Manx rugby clubs due to play in the UK may have to find an extra £3,000 for travel to each fixture.

The RFU has cut its travel budget, which previously helped Island sides pay for flights and accommodation.

Flight schedules could also prove a challenge when the sport resumes following the loss of Flybe earlier this year, and uncertainty over other operators.

Manx Radio's rugby correspondent Dave Christian says it's a big cost for local sides to make up:

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