Springboks v Scotland Tests likely to be postponed, not cancelled

The Springboks’ July Exams in opposition to Scotland are weak to be postponed – and certainly not cancelled – on account of coronavirus outbreak.

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Rapport newspaper indicated on Sunday that earnings generated from the tv rights is an excessive amount of to surrender and SA Rugby will do all it could in all probability to see the matches happen.

The report added that the governing physique would furthermore go to good efforts to make it doable for Newlands will get its “farewell Affirm” ahead of WP Rugby strikes to Cape Metropolis Stadium subsequent yr.

The primary Affirm in opposition to Scotland was scheduled for Newlands in Cape Metropolis on four July and the second at Kings Park in Durban on 11 July.

The Afrikaans publication added that there was “lower than 10% chance” for the sequence to be carried out in July.

The Boks are furthermore scheduled to play Georgia on the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on 18 July and it is nonetheless unclear whether or not or not or not or not or not this match will go forward or be rescheduled.

Ought to the Scotland Exams be rescheduled as predicted, the mannequin new dates preserve unclear.

The Springboks’ six Rugby Championship matches are scheduled between eight August and 26 September, whereas they’re on account of face Italy (7 November), Eire (14 November), France (21 November) and Wales (28 November) on their year-end European tour.

– Compiled by Sport24 workers

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