Fourth URC Boxing Day match postponed

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Cardiff’s Boxing Day derby clash with the Scarlets in the United Rugby Championship (URC) has been postponed.

A number of positive Covid-19 cases were found in the Cardiff squad.

Cardiff liaised with the URC medical advisory group and Public Health Wales and it was deemed that the fixture could not take place as scheduled.

Consider new dates

The URC will now consider available dates to reschedule the game.

All four of the URC games scheduled for Boxing Day have now been called off. This, after Munster v Leinster, Ospreys v Dragons and Ulster v Connacht were also postponed due to Covid.

In the only match of the round, Benetton sealed a comfortable 39-14 victory over Zebre Parma in their Italian derby at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Friday.

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