One completely different busy day contained in the rugby union recreation as there’s an substitute on each the Six Nations and British & Irish Lions tour.
What’s on the positioning
The 2021 Six Nations Championship stays to be going forward as deliberate nonetheless organisers are monitoring the scenario with the unions and properly being authorities.
Inside the meantime, there’s three contingency plans into account because of the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa comes beneath menace as a consequence of Covid-19.
Elsewhere, France have acquired a big enhance concerning participant availability for the Six Nations which suggests they’ll keep away from the Autumn Nations Cup fiasco.
What’s inside the information
The Premiership battle between Northampton and Leicester Tigers at Franklin’s Gardens is unsure after the Saints returned constructive Covid-19 outcomes.
Staying in Europe, towering Edinburgh lock Andrew Davidson is about to affix Premiership side Gloucester on the top of the season, it has been confirmed.
What’s on social media
It’s at all times an excellent watch to see Fiji and Lyon wing Josua Tuisova inflicting defences every type of factors nonetheless this error proves that he’s in exact reality human.
🚨 BREAKING: Josua Tuisova is human. 😂 pic.twitter.com/1naMt2fXzO
— Planet Rugby (@PlanetRugby) January 5, 2021
What’s on TV
It’s the final phrase spherical of dwelling motion in Europe before the Champions Cup resumes. The Premiership kicks off on Friday as Tub face Wasps and Sale Sharks cope with Worcester Warriors on BT Sport.
Premier Sports activities actions actions has all of the PRO14 motion and it’s as rapidly as as quickly as additional a derby weekend, with the top-of-the-table battle between Leinster and Ulster the standout fixture.
Inside the meantime, it’s the final phrase spherical of the Currie Cup and the matches might be confirmed on Sky Sports activities actions actions. They will broadcast Griquas v Free State Cheetahs and Western Province v Sharks.