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France awarded 28-0 score for cancelled match against Fiji

France awarded 28-0 score for cancelled match against Fiji

France awarded 28-0 score for cancelled match against Fiji

Following last week’s cancellation of the France v Fiji match, the tournament organisers of the Autumn Nations Cup have confirmed a decision to award a 28-0 victory with bonus point to France.

Whilst no fault has been apportioned to Fiji Rugby, the competition rules provide that if a team is primarily responsible for a match not taking place, a 28-0 victory will be awarded to the opposition that could have played the match.

We wish the affected Fiji players well as they continue their recovery and are working closely with the Fiji team, to ensure that they are able to field a competitive team against Italy.

Further updates will follow once additional rounds of testing have been completed.

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