Naturally, it is extremely disappointing that the Springboks, due to the continued complexities of operating in and around this COVID environment, cannot fully compete in the previously planned six-round Rugby Championship. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Getting vaccine doubters to roll up their sleeves won’t be easy, A transgender woman caught in the system finds help from the community, Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu, Japan study finds, Suga's fertility push hailed, but not panacea for boosting birth rate, China's millennials stimulate $15 billion sex toy market, Episode 68: Naomi Osaka — seven matches, seven masks, seven names, Directory of who’s who in the world of business in Japan.

October 31: Australia v New Zealand (ANZ Stadium, Sydney), November 7: Australia v New Zealand (Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane), November 14: New Zealand v Argentina (Bankwest Stadium, Sydney), November 21: Argentina v Australia (McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle), November 28: Argentina v New Zealand (McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle), December 5: Australia v Argentina (Bankwest Stadium, Sydney). The Japan Times LTD. All rights reserved. Sponsored contents planned and edited by JT Media Enterprise Division. The first two matches involving Australia and New Zealand double up as the final two Bledisloe Cup series matches. “The New Zealand Rugby union expressed its disappointment” The […] To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Wellington – Australia is set to host the Rugby Championship in November and December after a late change of mind by governing body SANZAAR. This is due to newswire licensing terms. “SANZAAR has announced today that the South African team will not travel to Australia to play in The Rugby … South African Rugby CEO, Jurie Roux, stated, “SANZAAR and Rugby Australia have bent over backwards to make The Rugby Championship happen and it would have been unfair on them and their partners and state government to delay a decision any longer. SANZAAR and tournament hosts, Rugby Australia, have announced the match schedule and venues for The Rugby Championship 2020. RugbyPass is the premier destination for rugby fans across the globe, with the best news, analysis, shows, highlights, podcasts, documentaries, live match & player stats, live blog feeds, and in some territories live streaming of the world's greatest rugby tournaments all in HD. SANZAAR and its stakeholders realise how hard this season has been due to the pandemic and it is an achievement in itself to get to a point where six international matches will be played in Australia across six consecutive weekends. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. “I would like to make special mention of Rugby Australia as hosts and the NSW Government who have shown great support and flexibility through this testing planning period. SANZAAR also released a statement confirming the news. 7:04pm, 15 October 2020. This is a hugely disappointing outcome for supporters and commercial partners but the on-going impacts of the pandemic in multiple dispensations mean we are unable to deliver a Springbok team without seriously compromising player welfare, apart from other logistical challenges.”. We have once again continued to be supported by all our broadcasters who have shown great patience and support of the sport as we endeavoured to deliver an international rugby tournament, that will now take the form of a Tri-Nations series,” added Marinos. The All Blacks were scheduled to play their final match in the four-nation Championship SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos stated, “COVID is just a gift that keeps on giving! SANZAAR has announced today that the South African team will not travel to Australia to play in The Rugby Championship 2020 against Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.. Due to several factors, including South African government travel restrictions, player welfare and safety concerns, and the ongoing effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on South African players both … It is a tribute to the Unions in how they have been able to adapt and, dependent on COVID restrictions, run domestic competitions with the exception of Argentina who has been impacted the hardest through their lockdown. Japanese research team develops COVID-19 breath testing system, Storms and pandemic raise fear of worst North Korea famine since 1990s, NHK wants to make it mandatory for households to report whether they have a TV. Due to several factors, including South African government travel restrictions, player welfare and safety concerns, and the ongoing effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on South African players both in South Africa and across their various clubs in the UK and Europe, the Springboks will remain in South Africa. "SANZAAR is well advanced in option planning with New Zealand Rugby, which in turn, is now seeking New Zealand Government approval. The entire 12-match, 6-week tournament, as previously revealed, will take place in Australia and will be played in Brisbane, Newcastle and Sydney between November 7 and December 12.



You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. Sign up to our mailing list for a weekly digest from the wide world of rugby. The six-match Tri-Nations will see each team play each other twice, with matches to be played in Sydney, Brisbane and Newcastle. news, latest-news, rob clarke, rugby australia, south africa rugby, rugby championship, rugby tri-nations, springboks, wallabies, sanzaar The article you have been looking for has expired and is not longer available on our system. SANZAAR has announced today that the South African team will not travel to Australia to play in The Rugby Championship 2020 against Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand’s All Blacks will no longer have to spend Christmas Day in quarantine after southern hemisphere governing body SANZAAR on Thursday altered the contentious schedule for the Rugby Championship in Australia. These short domestic tournaments, and in Argentina’s case no domestic competition, are not the normal lead into an international playing window, and while it has been a far from ideal preparation we look forward to an exciting and vibrant Tr-Nations tournament.”. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. Hosts Rugby Australia (RU) and organizers SANZAAR have revealed a revised schedule for the 2020 Rugby Championship after bowing to pressure from New Zealand Rugby (NZR), with the competition now to kick off a week earlier. Sanzaar has denied claims that South Africa are set to shun the Rugby Championship.