The Fijian Semi Radradra at the 2019 World Cup -


Two players from the Fijian rugby team tested positive for Covid-19 before the match scheduled for Sunday against the XV of France as part of the Autumn Nations Cup.

Contaminated rugby players (including the former Bordeaux semi Radradra) are placed in solitary confinement and other tests must be carried out this Thursday with results expected for Friday.

Whatever the new test results, the organization of the tournament has indicated that it does not plan, "at the moment", to cancel the meeting, the number of positive cases not being the determining factor. according to her to decide whether or not to cancel a match.

Fijians already heavily affected

The Fijian team, which is currently training in the suburb of Saint-Etienne, had already had to deplore six cases of coronavirus infection, players and management combined, about ten days ago.

The team led by New Zealander Vern Cotter, ex-coach in particular of Clermont and Montpellier, must compete against the XV of France on Sunday (4:15 p.m.) in Vannes on the occasion of the Autumn Nations Cup, a new competition created during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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