France vs Scotland postponed after new Covid case

New positive is 14th case in French camp since Ireland match; France were due to host Scotland in their next Six Nations match in Paris on Sunday; Six Nations organisers had given game go ahead on Wednesday

Last Updated: 25/02/21 12:35pm

France coach Fabien Galthie was among those who tested positive last week
France coach Fabien Galthie was among those who tested positive last week

France’s Six Nations clash against Scotland in Paris on Sunday has been postponed after a new coronavirus case was recorded in the French camp.

The decision comes after France suspended training on Thursday when a fresh Covid-19 positive was returned among their players. The squad is now isolating.

On Wednesday, Six Nations organisers had given the go ahead for Sunday’s match against Scotland in Paris to take place, despite 13 positive results recorded in the French camp in the past week.

But after a meeting of the Six Nations committee on Thursday, that decision was reversed.

More to follow….

This is a breaking Six Nations news story that is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh this page for the latest updates.

Sky Sports brings you live updates as they happen. Get breaking sports news, analysis, exclusive interviews, replays and highlights.

Sky Sports is your trusted source for breaking sports news headlines and live updates. Watch live coverage of your favourite sports: Football, F1, Boxing, Cricket, Golf, Tennis, Rugby League, Rugby Union, NFL, Darts, Netball and get the latest transfers news, results, scores and more.

Visit skysports.com or the Sky Sports App for all the breaking sports news headlines. You can receive push notifications from the Sky Sports app for the latest news from your favourite sports and you can also follow @SkySportsNews on Twitter to get the latest updates.

Source : Sky Sports