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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    Any English Premiership club unable to field a team because of positive covid-19 cases in their squad could be handed a 20-nil defeat when the season resumes this weekend

    Any English Premiership club unable to field a team because of positive covid-19 cases in their squad could be handed a 20-nil defeat when the season resumes this weekend


    A panel will ratify the punishment.

    The season has been suspended since March and will now play before empty stadiums.



    Meanwhile, the Black Lives Matter movement will get support in the form of pre-match gestures.

    Bath have opted for a huddle, Bristol will form a heart and Gloucester and Worcester are executing V-formations.

    Exeter will show their "full support", Leicester and Wasps are taking knees and Harlequins, Northampton, Sale and Saracens will don T-shirts.

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     19 Sep: A lot of the talk's been about the All Blacks 10's, but Taranaki hooker Ricky Riccitelli's expecting the entire squad to determine today's Ranfurly Shield challenge
     19 Sep: Canterbury wing Manasa Mataele once helped take the Ranfurly Shield away from the province for Taranaki, now this afternoon he's looking to keep it in red and black hands
     19 Sep: Tasman's sent off their All Blacks to the Bledisloe Cup in style, with a 54-21 thrashing of Northland in Blenheim
     18 Sep: Northland flanker Tom Robinson believes his fellow forwards are the key to blunting Tasman's backline
     18 Sep: Northland are looking to start fast against Tasman in Blenheim this evening
     18 Sep: Black Fern Selica Winiata believes they'll have one up on their opponents due to the quick thinking of New Zealand Rugby, despite the lack of tests in 2020
     17 Sep: Warriors lock Jazz Tevaga doesn't think his side gets the rub of the NRL officiating green
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