The sorry, sorry state that is Worcester Warriors rolled into Kingsholm on Wednesday night with a 41-year-old and the owner of a pizza company forced into emergency substitute duty.
The cash-strapped Premiership side did manage to find some dough from somewhere.
Needs must. That the club is in this frankly ridiculous, not to mention immensely sad position, is down to owners Colin Goldring and Jason Whittingham.
The pair have dragged a proud club into the gutter and no-one at Worcester wants them around any longer. Rugby, as a collective, wants them gone, too.
Because of their actions, Worcester has become a soapbox of a club and the good people who make up its playing and backroom team – not to mention their supporters – are the ones paying the price.
Wednesday was another remarkable…