Rugby Championship trophy (Getty Footage)
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux on Friday welcomed the announcement that the Rugby Championship could also be held in 2020 nonetheless couldn’t affirm the defending champions, South Africa’s participation.
Australia was picked over New Zealand to host the coronavirus-affected event on Friday which was initially scheduled to start out out out out in August.
The four-way worldwide event, which furthermore entails Argentina will potential be held from 7 November to 12 December.
“We’re joyful that the venue has now been confirmed and can commend SANZAAR and Rugby Australia for his or her work behind the scenes to make it doable,” talked about Roux.
“We’re very decided to see the Springboks return to play nonetheless there are nonetheless some hurdles to clear and we’re going to potential be addressing these contained contained throughout the approaching weeks.”
Roux added that there have been pretty just some logistical challenges to beat with a ban on worldwide sporting put collectively nonetheless in place. Pretty just some participant wellness parts to furthermore take into consideration stands out on account of differing bodily conditioning of the groups.
New Zealand resumed match play three months to this point whereas Australia had been in motion for 10 weeks. In distinction, South African avid avid avid avid gamers solely resumed contact instructing two weeks to this point.
– Compiled by Baden Gillion