#CORONAVIRUS: Stellenbosch event victim of outbreak
NEWS: World Rugby has taken the decision to postpone the women’s Sevens Challenger Series tournament that was due to be played in Stellenbosch on March 28 and 29.
The postponement is in response to the continued COVID-19 situation.
“The health and safety of participating teams, tournament event staff and spectators is our highest priority,” World Rugby said in a statement.
“This proactive decision has been taken to help protect the global rugby community and the wider public and was taken based on the World Health Organisation and relevant public authority travel and health guidelines.
“The decision is fully supported by stakeholders, including unions and commercial partners.
“Further details in relation to the rearrangement of the Stellenbosch women’s World Rugby Challenger Series event will be communicated in due course.”