The Uganda Rugby Union has postponed the Premiership clash pitting Rhinos and Buffaloes which was scheduled for 1 May 2021 at the Legends Club.
The postponement comes after one COVID-19 case was reported in the Rhinos Camp. Uganda Rugby Medical Society recommended that the clash be postponed as they trace contacts.
URU will announce a new date for the match after Rhinos are cleared to be back in action.
“There has been a reported positive COVID-19 case with one of the players in the Rhinos RFC camp. As such all the players who attended that session have become contacts and will all require to undergo tests to determine their status,” reads part of the statement by URU.
“The Uganda Rugby Medical Society as per the COVID-19 Protocols are monitoring all the contacts and have accordingly recommended that the game between Rhinos and Toyota Buffaloes scheduled for 1st May 2021 be postponed until the status of the contacts are known.” the statement further reads.
“We commend the Rhinos management for being vigilant and reporting the case early which will ensure that the situation is handled in good time.We urge all the teams to remain vigilant and observe the set SOPs for the sport .We will advise the new date for this game.” the statement concludes.
WEEK 8 FIXTURES. (1st May 2021)
2:00 pm- Warriors vs Rams at Legends
4:00 pm -Rhinos vs Buffaloes at Legends- PP
4:00 pm- Mongers vs Heathens in Entebbe
3:00 pm- Pirates vs Hippos at Kings Park
4:00pm- Impis vs Kobs at Makere