The match between Bayonne and Pau, scheduled for Saturday on behalf of the 13th day of the Top 14, is postponed to a later date due to several cases of Covid-19 within the Bayonne workforce, the League announced on Tuesday.
The Regional Health Agency (ARS) has decided to close the club’s facilities for a period of one week, recalled the League.
Bayonne had to give up facing Castres on Sunday, during the 12th day, for the same reason.
A European match in question
“These positive results came after the Challenge Cup match played on Saturday 19 December against Leicester Tigers,” the Basque club said in a statement on Saturday.
The English club had declared, following this meeting, two symptomatic positive cases of Covid-19 in its workforce and its championship match scheduled for Saturday in Newcastle was canceled.
Rowing also pointed to the responsibility of the organizer of the European Cup, wondering “about the consistency and effectiveness of the health protocol set up by the EPCR and its much more flexible application conditions compared to to those of the protocol of the National Rugby League “.