Premiership: Newcastle Falcons & Bath awarded wins after Covid-19 cancellations

The match ratings of Newcastle v Leicester and Bathtub v London Irish can be recorded as 0-0

Newcastle and Bathtub be pleased every been given four factors after their Premiership games on 26 December be pleased been cancelled due to opposition coronavirus cases.

Falcons and Bathtub be pleased been due to host Leicester and London Irish respectively but gamers from the visiting teams had to isolate thanks to the virus.

The factors – an such as a seize – utilize Newcastle to second and Bathtub to sixth.

Tigers and Irish be pleased been deemed to be pleased misplaced their respective games but be pleased been awarded two factors every.

The resolution modified into made by a Premiership Rugby panel of chairman Andy Higginson, chief govt Darren Childs and rugby director Phil Winstanley in accordance with a newly-implemented factors design for such cases.

“The successfully being and safety of gamers, workers, administration, officers and supporters is our only precedence, so the suited resolution modified into taken to name the sport(s) off,” acknowledged a Premiership assertion.

Every Leicester and Irish closed their training grounds to forestall a foremost outbreak, with the Exiles reopening their facilities on Monday for additional testing.

Moreover certain cases on the clubs, various gamers be pleased had to self-isolate due to contact tracing or experiencing signs of the virus.

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