The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture confirmed on Tuesday that professional sport may continue, although all matches have to be concluded by 8pm in adherence with the nationwide curfew of 9pm.
The clash between the Cheetahs and Western Province at the Toyota Stadium will now start at 4.30 – instead of the initial time of 7pm – in line with the adjusted Level 3 lockdown regulations announced on Monday night.
The two matches on Saturday will now start at 4.30pm and both will be broadcast live on SuperSport.
The Cheetahs’ home game against WP will be on the SuperSport Grandstand and Rugby channels (201 and 211), while the match between the Sharks and Griquas in Durban will play out on SuperSport’s Action channel (210).
The game between the Pumas and Lions in Nelspruit will continue as scheduled at 2pm and will be broadcast live on the SuperSport Grandstand and Rugby channels.
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