Blow for Sharks, Lions as Welsh URC teams scramble to leave SA before UK 'red list' deadline
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The Welsh rugby teams in South Africa are scrambling to get home to escape the new Covid-19 variant that has emerged in South Africa, plunging the United Rugby Championship into crisis.
The Scarlets and Cardiff teams are due to play the Sharks and the Lions this weekend but they have announced that they are in a race to get out of South Africa before a travel ban between the United Kingdom and this country kicks in at 2pm today (Friday).

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The UK government last night confirmed that South Africa is to return to its "red list" after having been removed in October. If the Welsh teams can depart SA before…
Mike Greenaway
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