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Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the world of rugby. Games were canceled in the United Kingdom but also in South Africa. Several cases of COVID-19 have been identified within the London Irish workforce and the Premiership match against Bristol Bears has been cancelled. The same fate is reserved for the meeting between Worcester and Gloucester. The 22nd and final day of the Premiership will take place this Saturday at 4 pm (French time) before the semi-finals in the coming days. Bristol, Exeter, Sail and Harlequin guaranteed their participation in the Final Four.
Other meetings were canceled due to the coronavirus. This is particularly the case of the match between Stormers and Lions in the Rainbow Cup edition of South Africa. Peter-Stef du Toit, who must leave his club, will not be able to wear his jersey for the last time. Another game, this time in the Northern Rainbow Cup between Osprey and Treviso, was cancelled. In this competition, Zebra won Munster 54–11 at home and Leinster won 38–7 against the Newport Dragons on Friday night. The final match for this round of the competition is this Sunday between Scarlett and Edinburgh. With regards to South Africa’s Rainbow Cup, there is only one game left on the schedule for this weekend: the Sharks face the Bulls this Saturday night.
Finally, the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final will take place on Saturday, 19 June. This would pit the Blues against the Highlanders. This Friday, the Hurricanes won 43-14 against the Reds and the Brumbies lost 12-33 against the Highlanders. On Saturday, the Crusaders won a 52-26 win over the Rebels and the Blues beat Western Army 31-21. In this mini championship first, the Blues will face the Highlanders, second in the final, which will take place at Eden Park in Auckland.
Overview of international matches
Find the schedule and results of all international matches for this weekend. Kovid-19 is still giving competition to many teams.