Brumbies and Sunwolves to include historical double-header following coronavirus cancellation

Jenna Harris February 27, 2020 19 No Comments

Brumbies and Sunwolves to feature in historic double-header after coronavirus cancellation



SANZAAR have formally discovered a date and location to your own Brumbies’ battle with all the Sunwolves, following the continuing coronavirus emergency compelled it to be transferred from Japan.

The Round 6 game will now be a part of an early Super Rugby double-header, together with the game to be performed WIN Stadium at Wollongong prior to the scheduled Waratahs-Chiefs match.

The Brumbies will kick off at two:45pm (AEDT), while the Waratahs’ begin period stays 7:15pm (AEDT).

It’s not the only game to be transferred, either: the Round 7 game between the Sunwolves along with also the Crusaders has been jumped from Japan.

The game is now played as a member of the following double-header, until the Reds take on the Bulls in Suncorp Stadium at Brisbane on Saturday, March 14.

“For the integrity of the tournament, we believe relocating the matches was the right thing to do regardless of the complexities involved,” Super Rugby CEO Andy Marinos said in a statement.

“This has allowed us to make a run of double-header matches that we expect will prove popular with soccer lovers in Wollongong and Brisbane.

“I urge fans in both cities to come out and support not only their team but also the Sunwolves, who now have an extended stay in Australia.”

The changes imply no Super Rugby matches will be played Japan through March, although April and May fittings at the country stay in place.

The Brumbies were initially slated to undertake the Sunwolves on Sunday, March 8, in Osaka.

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