Flames took hold of the Worcester Warriors' team coach as players travelled along the M5 this morning.
All staff and players are said to be safe and well. It's not yet known how the fire started.
The coach was reduced to little more than a metal shell after firefighters managed to put out the blaze.
The match will now go ahead later than scheduled, at 4.30pm.
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It will be hot with sunny spells today and feeling humid. Thundery showers are possible later.
Expected to be largely fine and hot but with isolated thunderstorms
Health professionals are advising people to take extra care in hot weather.