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Speaking out: Ronnie Millar

Speaking out: Ronnie Millar

Unclear future: Sean Ward's Crusaders contract has expired amid pandemic

Unclear future: Sean Ward's Crusaders contract has expired amid pandemic

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Speaking out: Ronnie Millar

The Irish League floodgates won’t spring open in a similar fashion to the game in England but there’s no doubt the movement of players will increase in the post-Covid-19 landscape.

A new hardship fund has been set up, reflecting the new financial realities clubs must address.

And when budgets and bank balances are studied, players will be deemed surplus to requirements.