France will travel to Rome for tournament opener on 6 FebruaryFrench government says Ireland and England games in doubtThe Six Nations will be able to
- France will travel to Rome for tournament opener on 6 February
- French government says Ireland and England games in doubt
The Six Nations will be able to start on time but whether it is played to a finish on time hinges on whether the British and Irish governments have their number of Covid-19 cases under control by the second week of next month.
The French government, which this week advised the Top 14 clubs to pull out of the two European club competitions because of the high daily number of positive tests for the virus in Britain and Ireland, has approved only France’s opening match of the tournament which is in Rome against Italy.