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    Default Coronavirus Impact

    The impact of the pandemic on the professional game is well-documented, but has it started to impact the amateur game?

    I just got an email this morning that a 7s tournament scheduled for March 28 is cancelled, as the host school has put a halt to all club sports.

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    We're seeing more and more of our University games disappearing.
    Club seems, thus far, unimpacted.
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    Default Re: Coronavirus Impact

    All teams from the worst-affected province in the Netherlands (North Brabant) have had their games cancelled, home and away, until further notice. A rugby development day there has also been cancelled... Tournaments are starting to look tentative, although they're a bit further off at the moment. The rest of the country is free to play, for now.

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    One U15 7s (tomorrow) cancelled, as a pupil at the host school is a confirmed case; although school has been clearance to continue normal activities, a large number of (but not all) visiting schools are, naturally, concerned at unnecessary spreading of the virus and have pulled out.

    More cancellations recently have been due to flooded pitches (so far).
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    In IRFUland ALL Rugby related activity ie games and training have been suspended until 29th March.

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    Pro 14 suspended.

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    Update from earlier, everything in Holland is off for this month.

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    Mid Atlantic has cancelled all rugby until April 6.
    Universities are sporadically cancelling.
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    As my club sits on top of the Welsh Premiership, I am expecting the league to be cancelled any day. I think this weeked will see the last games for a while.

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    All rugby in the Netherlands now suspended til 31 March.

    And Switzerland v the mighty Orange will be played to an empty stadium.

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