Philip Evans QC chaired initial RFU disciplinary panel into alleged Barbarian Covid-19 breaches

Philip Evans QC chaired the RFU’s directions hearing into thirteen Barbarian players who were charged with coronavirus protocol breaches. The Barbarian game against England was cancelled as a result of the breaches.

Players faced charges including allegations of “individual breaches of Covid protocols” and “providing false statements during an investigation.” 

The findings of this hearing can be read here.

The case was widely reported in the press:

BBC

Guardian

The Telegraph