Positive cases were reported in PCR tests passed by Auvergne players. The CAB-ASM match is the third postponed Boxing Day match.
Multiple cases of COVID-19 have been detected within the workforce of ASM Clermont-Auvergne, our colleagues reveal the mountain , The National Rugby League has postponed this Saturday’s Massif Central derby on the lawns of Amedee-Domenech in Brive, scheduled for Sunday (6:00 pm) on the 13th day of the Top 14. PCR tests were practiced. On Friday, positive cases were reported in the Auvergne team.
This is the third Boxing Day game postponed due to a rise in cases among professional staff. As a reminder, the National Rugby League had already postponed two matches on Friday: Racing 92-Pau and Toulon-Union Bordeaux-Bagles because of cases of Covid within the workforce of Ile-de-France, Pau and Bordeaux. because of.
As a result of this third postponement, the LNR has decided to postpone the Perpignan-Castres match schedule from 4 pm to 6 pm in order to fill the slots initially planned for CAB-ASM. So there will be no match at 4 PM, Day 13 of Top 14 will start with Usap-CO at 6 PM.
While several European Cup matches were postponed last weekend due to travel restrictions between France and the United Kingdom, as of Friday evening no matches were postponed in this season’s Top 14 due to the spread of Covid-19. The league will face an enigma to reset these matches in an already overloaded schedule.