17 October 2020

Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby says expectations around money will grow as the women’s game evolves

Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby has said expectations around paying players will change as the women’s game develops.

Chiefs are paying their players £100 per match but the Premier 15s is not a professional league and only 28 players, who play for England, are paid to play the game in England.

Appleby told The Telegraph: “We haven’t got loads of money to pay the players, but in the women’s game that’s not what they expect.

“Expectations will change as the game evolves. If we can get a sponsor like Barclays has for women’s football, then the game will start to take off.”

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