Asia Rugby Cancels June’s Mid-Year Council Meeting and Competitions scheduled during the first half of the year 2020

In continuous efforts to set the welfare, health and well-being of players, fans, officials and administrators at the forefront, Asia Rugby is taking all ‎appropriate measures to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 and has subsequently decided to cancel the mid-year Executive Committee and Council meetings.

The meetings were originally scheduled to be held respectively on the 27th and 28th of June 2020 in Kyrgyzstan’s capital city; Bishkek. Furthermore, to ensure minimizing the disruption of business, any pertinent Asia Rugby matter (s) that require Council approval, will be transacted by circulation via e-mail.

Asia Rugby postpones tournaments

On another note, Asia Rugby has also decided to cancel all competitions scheduled to be held during the period 1-2-2020 to 30-6-2020. Subsequently, Asia Rugby will continue monitoring the global health situation in close collaboration with World Rugby and will send an official update to member unions on 30-4-2020 concerning the possibilities of retaining or cancelling the competitions scheduled for the period from 1-7-2020 until 31-12-2020.

Asia Rugby wishes all member unions, match officials, trainers, coaches, judicial officers, players and the whole rugby fraternity a very healthy and safe life during this difficult time.