Coronavirus: France Rugby Federation confirms Ireland match to go ahead

FFR release a statement on Friday saying Six Nations clash in Paris won’t be postponed

Ireland’s clash with France at the Stade de France will definitely go ahead, according to the FFR. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s clash with France at the Stade de France will definitely go ahead, according to the FFR. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s fifth round Six Nations clash away to France on March 14th will definitely go ahead despite the spread of the coronavirus, the French Rugby Federation has confirmed.

Andy Farrell’s side were due to play Italy on Saturday March 7th but that fixture has been postponed due to coronavirus, along with England’s visit to face the Azzurri in Rome on Saturday week.

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