The duel between the franchise South Africa, Bulls and the British & Irish Lions which was to be played on Saturday in Praetorship It was canceled due to the new wave of coronavirus cases in the African country.
For their part, Springboks what should they play against Georgia on Friday in Johannesburg they have that party in doubt for the same reason.
As officially reported, the game between the Lions and Bulls could be rescheduled or changed opponents depending on how the covid-19 situation in South Africa continues.
Four players and some members of the Bulls staff tested positive. While four Springboks players (Marvin Orie, Frans Steyn, Handre Pollard and Frans Malherbe) are also in doubt about the match against Los Lelos on Friday, who also have positive cases.
“These positive results are a setback and have underscored the danger of delta variant transmissibility,” said Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby. He further added: “The Springboks’ second Test against Georgia is now in serious doubt, but we will wait for the MAG to consider the data and make the final decision tomorrow. The priority is to maintain the integrity of the Test series and we will continue to focus on that.” .