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SRU chief reminds players of their responsibilities

Posted On: 9 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

SRU chief reminds players of their responsibilities

Scottish Rugby Union chief executive Mark Dodson has reminded players of their responsibilities as professionals as the governing body looks to offset losses of around £18million this year.
Dodson recognises the severity of the situation in Aberdeen, where coronavirus cases are spiking and two Dons football players tested positive, with six others self-isolating, after a recent trip to the pub.
That led to Aberdeen's Scottish Premiership encounter against St Johnstone being postponed, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accusing the players of putting the return of football at risk after a “clear breach” of protocols.
And the matter has sharpened minds ahead of rugby's return in Scotland, where Glasgow and Edinburgh are set to resume their PRO14 campaigns with two derbies at Murrayfield on August 22 and 28.
Dodson said: “We reminded our pro players morning of their responsibility.
“We're ready to resume but we're very much keeping in mind the threat of Covid-19 and I think this is a clear...

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