#Coronavirus: Bulls set for self-isolation
NEWS: The Bulls will be the first South African franchise to undergo self-isolation after returning from Australia.
The Bulls suffered a defeat to Reds in Brisbane on Saturday and was scheduled to face the Waratahs before heading to New Zealand on their four-week Australia tour.
However, the Bulls are now returning home following SANZAAR’s decision to suspend the tournament indefinitely amid the global Coronavirus pandemic.
The 27-man touring will go into self-isolation for 14 days when they arrive in South Africa on Monday.
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“Following SANZAAR’S announcement of the Super Rugby tournament being suspended, we can confirm that the Bulls team will be returning to South Africa and are expected to touch down on Monday evening.
“The entire touring group will go into self-isolation for 14 days,”
Aside from the Bulls Super Rugby side’s isolation, the Blue Bulls Company has also instructed senior fringe players and juniors not to report to Loftus.
“BBCo management has also urged all the other players (Juniors and SuperSport Rugby Challenge) not to report to Loftus for regular duty until further notice.
“The welfare and safety of our players and the public is our first priority and we will abide with the relative governing bodies and authorities,”