Lions, Cheetahs game called off

File: SANZAAR was set up in 1996 to manage the Super Rugby club competition and the Test tournament now known as the Rugby Championship. Pixabay/hirobi

JOHANNESBURG - The Super Rugby Unlocked match between Emirates Lions and Toyota Cheetahs, scheduled for Ellis Park on Saturday, has been cancelled in line with COVID-19 protocols.

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That's after a second batch of tests on Lions players revealed another two have tested positive for the virus.

This brings to six the number of players who've been infected.

The players who tested positive and their identified close contacts are isolating and in quarantine.

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If this fixture cannot be-rescheduled, both teams will take two points.

The Bulls match with the Sharks is unaffected and will continue as scheduled at 7pm at Loftus Versfeld.

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