Willem Alberts has been withdrawn from the Lions team to face the Stormers following confirmation that he was in close contact with someone who has Covid-19.
Racing 92 have announced that they have returned a number of positive tests for coronavirus just over two weeks before their Champions Cup final against the Exeter Chiefs.
The Argentine Rugby Union has confirmed that Los Pumas head coach Mario Ledesma, two other members of staff and five more players have tested positive for Covid-19.
The opening match of the 2020-21 French Top 14 campaign between Stade Français and Bordeaux has been postponed due to the rise in Covid-19 cases.
Springbok and Montpellier flyhalf Handre Pollard says players are so eager for the new French Top 14 season to begin that they’re willing to undergo Covid-19 tests every day if need be.
Loose forward Javier Ortega Desio has been excluded from Argentina’s Rugby Championship training camp after he tested positive for Covid-19.
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says while the cancellation of the Cape Town and Dubai legs of the World Sevens Series is disappointing, it’s in the best interest of the global rugby community.
A Lions player is one of four people affiliated to the union who have returned positive tests for the coronavirus.
The Melbourne Rebels’ round-two Super Rugby AU match against the Reds will not be played at AAMI Park after the Queensland government’s clampdown on Victoria sports teams.
All the players of English club the Sale Sharks have agreed to take permanent pay cuts to help the club through the Covid-19 pandemic.