After presenting positive cases of covid-19, Cardiff and Munster they travel from South Africa to Welsh and Ireland respectively. Despite having been isolated in African lands, the governments of their countries force them to quarantine upon arrival.
The Welsh club’s statement said: “Cardiff Rugby plans to depart Cape Town on Thursday morning after the club secured a charter flight and quarantined accommodation in England.”
While Cardiff remained stranded in South Africa, the Welsh government has confirmed that “there will be no exceptions to the quarantine rules.” The Cardiff Chief of Communications said he was “impressed by the lack of empathy and support” from the Health Minister: “It feels like we are completely abandoned.”
Meanwhile, the rest of Munster’s team is expected to arrive in Dublin on Wednesday night, however the group of 14 will still remain in Cape Town.
“In a hugely positive development, Munster’s touring group left Cape Town tonight after a group of 34 players and staff received negative results after completing a fourth round of PCR testing in six days,” it read. in a statement on Munster’s official website.