Greene King IPA Championship Disputes Committee Decision: Saracens v Hartpury University


The Greene King IPA Championship Disputes Committee made the interim choice to postpone the spherical 11 fixture between Saracens and Hartpury College RFC [originally scheduled to be played on Saturday 29 May], after a small variety of Hartpury College gamers examined optimistic for COVID-19 and the necessity to isolate a number of extra gamers in accordance with the contact tracing protocols.

Additional to the interim choice, a Disputes Committee assembly was held to find out subsequent steps.

The Committee thought of the particular details of this specific case, related rules and supporting documentation and concluded that the match needs to be cancelled. 

The Committee concluded that the match needs to be thought of as a 0 – 0 draw, with no league factors awarded to both staff.

In mild of the details, the Committee thought of Hartpury College RFC weren’t at fault for the cancellation of the fixture and famous that the one reserve weekend obtainable for the Championship is fifth – sixth June. Hartpury College RFC confirmed they weren’t capable of play that weekend as gamers nonetheless isolating underneath COVID-19 protocols and a few accidents imply the membership is unable to subject a squad. 

Whereas the positions of the golf equipment within the league desk was not thought of to be a related think about figuring out the end result of the cancellation, it was famous that the impact of the choice wouldn’t undermine the integrity of the competitors.

There’s a proper to enchantment. As a membership, we’ll contemplate our choices, and have till eleventh June to enchantment the choice ought to we resolve to proceed.

All ticket purchasers for the scheduled Saracens v Hartpury College RFC sport on twenty ninth Might will obtain a full refund with the method anticipated to take between 7 to 10 working days.

We are going to coordinate with the RFU and TicketCo to make sure that all stay stream purchasers are contacted relating to their bookings.


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