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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    The Barbarians men's side have been left "devastated" at having their rugby international against Samoa called off because of six confirmed cases in the invitation side's camp

    The Barbarians men's side have been left "devastated" at having their rugby international against Samoa called off because of six confirmed cases in the invitation side's camp


    The match, which was due to have been played at Twickenham, was called off just 90 minutes before kickoff because of the outbreak in the Baa-Baas' squad, coached by Dave Rennie.

    The decision to can the match was made following a recommendation by the Professional Game Testing Oversight Group of England.

    The women's match went ahead, with the Baabaas trouncing South Africa 60-5.

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