SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday that it had sought and received clarification from government on a number of questions relating to the return to non-contact training.
As a result of the communication between SA Rugby and government, the national rugby union said in a statement that it will advise the authorities this week of its technical preparedness to return to training, as per government requirements.
‘However, due to the location of nine of the 14 professional teams in Covid-19 “hotspot” zones – where it has been confirmed that training is not permitted – SA Rugby is reviewing various options available to them to address the issues of training and the hosting of matches,’ the statement read.
‘This would ensure equality of preparation and create the environment for a return to competitive action. The actual date of return-to-training will be confirmed in due course.’
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