New Zealand managed to end its first day with no positive case of coronavirus active on 8 June From 28 February. At this time, it has recorded 1,154 positive and 22 deaths, a much lower figure than what happened in other countries.
Given this good scenario, this Saturday, June 13, competitive rugby will return. It will do so without restrictions on entry into stadiums. Super Rugby will be Aotearoa, a version of Super Rugby for New Zealand clubs. The first major sports competition in the world to reopen its doors to the public. Viewers will be advised to wear In the case of the geolocation app in the stadium you have later coronavirus symptoms. That way people with whom he had contact could be traced.
The Super Rugby Autoria will face five teams from New Zealand For 10 days (round trip). It replaces the multinational competition facing New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Japan.
The tournament will begin on the South Island, with clashes in Dunedin between the local franchise, the Highlanders and the Hamilton chiefs. They will play at Forsyth Barr Stadium, With a capacity for 30,000 spectators. It is expected to be sold. On Sunday, the Auckland Blues will host the Wellington Storm at Eden Park. The Crusaders are closed this week.
Tournament will allow you to watch Two-time world champion Dan Carter returns to New Zealand rugbys. The former All Blacks announced in April that it was no longer with the Cobelco Steelers after the Japan Top League was canceled.
At 38, the retirement option was gaining momentum. Instead, a week ago they announced the inclusion of the blues. His signature joins Budden Barrett, who became the Blues’ star reinforcement for this season. 20,000 tickets have already been sold out for Carter’s debut this Sunday at Eden Park.
The July 11 will be the date for the first duel between the Blues and the Crusaders, Or the same, Dan Carter against whom he was his team between 2002 and 2015, except for the 2008 and 2009 seasons in which he played for USA Perpignon in France.
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