United Rugby Championship: matches in South Africa on dates 6 and 7 postponed

Due to current regulations for the new variant of the Covid-19 in South Africa, it was confirmed that the matches by the United Rugby Championship that were to be played in the country on dates 6 and 7 were postponed until the end of the season.

The sudden development of the new strain of Covid-19 in the country placed South Africa on the UK and European Union travel red list. So the meetings this weekend that correspond to the date 6 of the URC Come in Stormers and Zebre, Sharks-Scarlets, Bulls-Munster and Lions-Cardiff were suspended and the four visiting teams must return to their countries.

Therefore, the activity in South Africa she will be out of the tournament for the following weekend as well. The parties of the date 7 that will be affected are the encounters between Bulls and Scarlets, Sharks-Zebre, Lions-Munster and Stormers-Cardiff.

“Due to the sudden developments related to the new COVID-19 variant which immediately placed South Africa on the UK and EU travel red lists, the scheduled matches on date 6 and 7 of the United Rugby Championship that would have to be carried carried out in South Africa for the next two weekends were postponed and will be rescheduled at the end of this season ”, they assured in an official statement.