The Rugby Football Union announced on Sunday that England had canceled the match against the Barbarians following a breach of the Corona virus protocols.
Season veterans Chris Robshow, Richard Wiggsworth and Sean Mightland were among the 12 who left for dinner at the Team Hotel in central London on Wednesday night.
The Barbarians were trying to fill the gaps in their squad just before 3pm when the RFU was scheduled, and they were investigating the violation to summon any violators before an independent disciplinary hearing.
After learning that there was an additional protocol violation on top of the incident, the governing body said it had no choice but to cancel the match, which was scheduled to take place in Twickenham.
As part of an investigation into the October 21 breach of the Code of Conduct, the RFU found that a previously undisclosed breach had occurred, and on October 20 several Barbarian players left the hotel without a bubble. Without permission and without informing the organizers of where they are, “an RFU statement read.
On October 20, the RFU concluded that when players left their Kovid safe environment and returned, the bubble environment was compromised without isolation from the rest of the group, and that Kovid could be transferred from individuals outside the bubble. To everyone on the Barbarian team and management.
“So there is no other way left in the RFU other than to cancel the game.”
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