DUBLIN (IRELAND) – Ireland-Italy, the Six Nations rugby match , scheduled for 7 March in Dublin, has been canceled and postponed to a date to be destined for the Coronavirus. Same fate for the match of the blue Under 20 national teams and the women's one.
As La Gazzetta dello Sport writes, it will be a weekend without rugby in Dublin. At the moment the last day of the tournament, with Italy-England scheduled in Rome the following week, remains confirmed.
Coronavirus, rugby and volleyball have decided to stop.
The Italian Volleyball Federation, together with the two male and female Serie A Leagues, announces that it has "decided to suspend the entire national volleyball activity at all levels until March 1st inclusive".
"The decision – reads a statement – was taken at the end of an emergency meeting which was held yesterday in Bologna as a result of the various measures that are being taken in the government-institutional sphere".
Rugby also stops due to the Coronavirus emergency. The Federation announced this in a statement published on the official website.
"The Italian rugby Federation – reads – following the orders issued by the competent authorities and the Coni, on the subject of containing the ongoing epidemiological emergency, for the weekend of February 28-March 1 suspends the national championships, including all youth activity, but also the rally activity of the national teams in the regions reached by the devices "(sources Ansa and La Gazzetta dello Sport).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano