The club, which collapsed with debts of around £2.3
million, is facing a struggle to make its opening fixture of the Allied Dunbar
Premiership II season at Worcester in five weeks.
Accountant John Kelly took overall control of the club on Tuesday, and that move has
sparked considerable interest in the Coundon Road outfit.
Club spokesman John Lamb said:
"I am glad to say that the situation seems to be being resolved quickly. We have
several consortia interested in backing the club and that will bring a sense of relief to
"We are very encouraged by the response the receivers have had and it is the sort
of response the committee expected when we decided to put the club in the hands of the
But Coventry City, who had their rescue package for the rugby club turned down 18
months ago, will not be among the saviours.
Chairman Bryan Richardson said:
"I am very, very disappointed with whats happened to the rugby club but I
have to say that it doesnt entirely surprise me.
"I still think if the club had done what we suggested all that time ago things
would have been different. That idea is pretty much dead in the water now."