The cancellation was triggered on Saturday morning following the receipt of results from the second batch of tests on Emirates Lions senior squad playing and coaching personnel, which revealed two further positive cases.

Stormers are third on the log with eight points having picked back to back wins with the latest victory being a 42-37 win over Pumas. Pumas have only managed one win from the last three clashes which put them fourth with five points.

Sharks are fifth having also won one match in the campaign. Lions and Griquas have two points each from their first two matches.