English rugby clubs still uncertain over viability of fixtures in France


Newcastle, Sale and Bath due to play in France this weekendManu Tuilagi to ask for release from England campEnglish clubs due to play in France this weekend have given conflicting messages over fulfilling their fixtures but European rugby chiefs were on Wednesday night cautiously optimistic the matches will go ahead as planned.Newcastle, Sale and Bath are due to play in France but have expressed grave concerns over what they consider to be prohibitive travel restrictions. They would need to isolate for 48 hours on arrival and produce a negative test before leaving quarantine, raising the prospect of players or staff being stranded for 10 days. Continue reading...