BREAKING NEWS: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy is eliminated because the Irish government makes a decision in an attempt to minimize the spread of the corona virus after being struck by the opponent’s home country
- Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy has been postponed, it has been confirmed
- The Irish government’s emergency team said it should not be played
- Irish Health Minister Simon Harris said the game would pose a “significant risk.”
Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in Dublin has been canceled due to fear of the corona virus.
The deadly epidemic has spread throughout northern parts of Italy and in an effort to prevent the disease from reaching their coasts, the Irish government has taken the step to postpone the game on March 7.
Both the Six Nations and the Under 20s clashes for women have also been canceled.
It leaves this season’s competition in chaos, without a date for when the game will take place.
On Tuesday, Irish Health Minister Simon Harris made it clear that his government was against Ireland and Italy said: “The very clear view was that this game would not go ahead and would pose a significant risk because a large number of people would travel from what now an affected region. ”
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The Six Nations collision of Ireland with Italy on March 7 has been canceled due to the corona virus