THERE has been an outpouring of sadness after it was confirmed that Worcester Warriors has been placed into administration. 

Heartfelt messages have been tied to the fences of Sixways Stadium while well-known names in sport have posted their sadness at the news on social media.

A poster left behind by former club president, Roger Jones, said: "At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we shall remember them. Roger Jones." 

Worcester News: A poster by Robert Jones in honour of Worcester Warriors.A poster by Robert Jones in honour of Worcester Warriors. (Image: A poster by Robert Jones in honour of Worcester Warriors.)

Mr Jones dated the posted September 26, 2022. 

Wasps Rugby released a statement on Twitter, they said: "Wasps and the entire rugby family stands as one with all the players, staff and supporters of Worcester Warriors."


Nick Mullins also shared his thoughts on Twitter, he said: "Even those of us who don’t support Worcester will feel like we’ve been punched in the stomach this evening.


"I’d better keep my deeper thoughts on the scandalous mismanagement of a wonderful club off this platform otherwise I might be getting a Twitter ban. Hideous."

Mark Evans said: "Probably the worst day in the history of Premiership Rugby.


"Other clubs have gone into administration but they were 'simple' business failures.

"These happen in all sectors. But Worcester were sunk by a complete failure of oversight and the lack of the most basic due diligence."

Sarra Elgan Easterby said: "Thinking of the Worcester Warriors players, fans and staff tonight.


"You’ve conducted yourselves with dignity and grace during all of this and while words mean very little at the moment the rugby world stands by you in admiration and support and the hope that you will rise and fight again."

One of the Glasgow Warriors' players, Duncan Weir, said: "Thoughts are with every member of staff at Worcester Warriors. Also their fantastic supporters they were amazing during my time at the club. Special place for me and my family."


Bath Rugby also shared a tribute on Twitter.


They said: "Everyone at Bath Rugby's thoughts are with the players, staff amd supporters of Worcester Warriors.

"You deserve better."