A critical situation, due to the arrival of the new Covid variant, Omicron, that these days is depopulating in Africa. The UCR matches scheduled for Saturday in South Africa have obviously been canceled, but the problems for the repatriation of European teams are many. Fortunately, the Italian franchise, the Zebras, managed to fly to the Bel Paese. To announce it the president Michele Dalai:“The Zebras go home! We leave at 12 from Cape Town, a charter together with the other URC teams blocked in South Africa. Landing in Dublin at 10pm.
All the swabs are negative
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In the late morning of Monday, the same patron of the Parma team informed on his social accounts that the Zebre rugby team all tested negative for the swabs they were subjected to, at the Marconi airport in Bologna, after the stopover in the night in Dublin.
“Following the instructions of the Ministry of Health we will do a period of isolation in the hotel and other tampons before returning home. As right, for our families and for all our loved ones. Thank you all“.
Munster and Cardiff still stuck in South Africa
The departed also Scarlets, while the situation is quite different for two other teams present in South Africa: Munster e Cardiff. The Irish have a positive case after swabs. These are the words in a press release of yesterday: “Taking all precautions and prioritizing the health and well-being of all, Munster Rugby will not travel today and will return to their hotel for a period of isolation pending further guidance from the health authorities.” A very difficult situation also for the Welsh, who even have two cases in the roster: return to the hotel and obviously mandatory isolation.
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