Scottish Rugby has revealed that the PRO14 season could still be restarted but the campaign will definitely be curtailed.
The competition was suspended indefinitely after just 13 rounds of action due to the coronavirus pandemic. And it’s believed even if the tournament does resume, it will be in the form of a shortened version of the initial playing schedule.
The SRU’s CEO Dominic McKay, who is a PRO14 board member, stressed any resumption would be dependent on getting approval from governments, not an insignificant obstacle given the tournament takes place in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Italy and South Africa.
‘We are still looking at scenarios that might see some way of potentially finishing the PRO14 season if restrictions allow later in the back end of the summer/beginning of autumn. And that will definitely be a curtailed end to the PRO14 season,’ McKay said.
‘We are still looking at scenarios, the PRO14 executive are going to come back to us with an update on what might be possible. But that is entirely dependent on the various restrictions in the different territories.’
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