rugby6 nations Guillaume Issner 5:33 p.m. – January 9, 2021
According to several media, the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup season could be suspended due to the spread of a more contagious variant of the coronavirus in England. A decision regarding the holding of the 6 Nations Tournament could also be taken very quickly.
The European rugby cups are plunged into total vagueness. This is due to the coronavirus and the new variant of the virus, which recently appeared in England and which affected the Bayonne club. These events have thus forced the French government to request the postponement of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup matches of the French teams..
The sports ministry wishes to invite the National Rugby League to postpone the next matches of the French teams, following a request made by several clubs.
The 6 Nations Tournament in danger?
We also learn, and it’s more serious, than the season Champions Cup and Challenge Cup might be suspended. In addition, the 6 Nations Tournament, supposed to start on February 6, could also be impacted by the health situation. “A specific meeting on the 6 Nations Tournament will be held at the initiative of the Ministry of Sports at the beginning of next week”, adds RMC Sport.