— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) 11 January 2022
Three short weeks now separate us from the beginning 6 Nation Tournament, team of France will start with two matches at the Stade de France againstItaly ThenIreland Before traveling to Scotland. A match that will take place in the entire stadium. Indeed, while the French government is still deciding on proportional gauges in stadiums, its Scottish counterpart has lifted the ban from 17 January. ,This will allow the next Six Nations matches to unfold and we will be able to host, as plannedEngland and France will start with the Calcutta Cup on Saturday 5th February, at BT Murrayfield“, remarked the Scottish Federation on Tuesday. We therefore deserve a sublime flower of Scotland on 26 February.Top 14 / Pro D2. Proportional gauges are about to apply!What do you do Wales Where will the blues go on March 11? Scotland adopted strict coronavirus restrictions on Boxing Day amid a surge in Omicron cases. While Scotland allowed up to 500 spectators, Wales has banned fans from fully participating in professional sporting events. For now, the supporter-like Welsh federation is awaiting a decision whether the Principality Stadium will host the public for matches against Scotland on 12 February, France on 11 March and Italy on 19 March. Next week, it will be three weeks since these measures were taken. ,If we’re lucky enough – and it’s huge – and find that we’ve passed the peak and are making a credible reduction in the impact of the coronavirus on us, we’ll see what we do. to lift some of the security systems that we had to set up“, commented Welsh Prime Minister Mark Drakeford.
Within the tournament, not all supporters are put in the same boat. In England, no restrictions are placed on the number of fans at sporting events after Christmas, while Ireland applies the same gauge as France, with 5,000 spectators. A measure that can be lifted by January 30, or just before a trip to Dublin for Wales on 5 February. In our Italian neighbours, there are no real restrictions on the capacity of sporting venues, as reported by Wales Online, but there are restrictions without vaccination through the “Covid Pass” system.
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