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18 December 2020 18:35

Toulon had already arrived in Wales and were therefore returning home today without having played.

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Scarlets were at their stadium warming up when Toulon withdrew from the fixture The Heineken Champions Cup was thrown into further disarray today when Toulon took it upon themselves to cancel their game against Scarlets only a few hours before its scheduled kick-off because they did not believe it was Covid secure. This is the fourth game of the weekend to be scrapped because of Covid-19 after the cancellations of Toulouse-Exeter Chiefs, Glasgow Warriors-Lyons and La Rochelle-Bath. The difference, however, is that Toulon had been informed by the competition administrators that the game against Scarlets was safe to progress. Toulon disagreed with the decision and refused to comply. Toulon had already arrived in Wales and were therefore returning home today without having played.

Champions Cup in turmoil as Toulon refuse to play Scarlets

They will almost certainly return home without a point. When these games are cancelled, a