Italy And France Ditched For A Four Nations In November?


A Four Nations tournament is being planned amid growing fears that the COVID-19 might cause the Southern Hemisphere tours, scheduled for November to Europe to be cancelled. Moves to confine the event to England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland are being made amid growing fears that the health pandemic will wreak further havoc by travelling restrictions and enforced quarantine.

New Zealand and Australia are already planning a four-match Bledisloe Cup series in November while travelling restrictions could see World Champions South Africa stay at home. France and Italy's exclusion of the Four Nations is according to due to travel and quarantine issues.