How will the Six Nations be affected by Wales and their 2-week lockdown
How will the Welsh rugby team be affected by the short lockdown that is being introduced in the country? Wales are set to restart their Six Nations campaign this weekend.
Wales are set to play France this weekend as the Six Nations restarts 6 month after it was suspended due to the COVID pandemic.
Wales will go into a “short, sharp” national lockdown from Friday until Monday, 9 November.
People will be told to stay at home, while pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will shut.
“It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need it to have on the virus”
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) October 19, 2020
Primary schools will reopen after the half-term break, but only Years 7 and 8 in secondary schools will return at that time under new “firebreak” rules.
Gatherings indoors and outdoors with people not in your household will also be banned.
Many will be wondering how this affects Wales and their Six Nations games coming up which will be against France this weekend and Scotland on the final weekend of the tournament.
Wales Online reporter Simon Thomas confirmed thankfully that sport in Wales will continue on as normal despite the two-week circuit breaker.
BREAKING: Professional sport will be allowed to continue in Wales during the two-week fire-break lockdown, so the Wales v Scotland rearranged Six Nations game can go ahead at Parc y Scarlets on October 31.
— Simon Thomas (@simonrug) October 19, 2020
This will come as welcome news to Welsh rugby fans who will not have been able to see their national team in action since the game was put on hold last Winter.
Meanwhile, in France, their team are preparing to face Wales in the Six Nations under strict COVID rules.