June 20, 2024

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Rugby – Pledislow Cup – Pledislow Cup matches on compromised New Zealand soil

New Zealand is set to host Australia twice in August for the Pletislow Cup. These are at risk due to new travel restrictions imposed by the New Zealand government. The New Zealand government on Friday decided to suspend an isolated exemption for travelers from Australia due to health conditions, raising suspicions of hosting the Pledislow Cup matches between All Blacks and Wallabies. The Australians are set to arrive in Eden Park in Auckland on August 7 to challenge the New Zealanders. However, they are now subject to a health protocol and must be isolated for two weeks once they arrive on New Zealand soil. The second match of the Pledislow Cup, the opening match of the Rugby Championship, is set to take place on August 21 in Perth. The third confrontation between the two neighbors is scheduled for August 28 in Wellington. Has a rugby championship been re-organized in one country? New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Artern has decided to suspend for eight weeks, starting this Friday evening with an isolated exemption for travelers coming from Australia, which faces an increase in Covit-19 cases related to the Delta variant. South Africa and Argentina are expected to travel to Australia and New Zealand in September for the rugby championship. read more Rugby Championship Calendar Last year, South Africa did not participate in the full rugby championship, It happened in Australia Despite travel restrictions it is not ruled out that a similar solution must be found this year for the competition to take place.