The Top14 fixture between Toulouse and Montpellier has been postponed due to Covid-19.
The news follows after Montpellier squad returned positive cases in the latest round of testing which meant the game scheduled to be played on Saturday at Stade Ernest Wallon could not be played as per the schedule.
“Following many positive Covid-19 cases detected within the Montpellier squad, the scheduled match against Stade Toulousain this Sunday, January 9 at the Ernest-Wallon stadium cannot be played,” the statement reads.
“The club, after having taken note of the results of the PCR tests carried out this Friday, is not able to meet the criteria provided for by the medical protocol of the LNR concerning the composition of the team.
“In accordance with the regulations of the Ligue Nationale de Rugby and after consulting the Chairman of the Expertise Committee, the match is therefore postponed to a later date.
“We wish a good recovery to our players affected by Covid-19.”
Montpellier are at fourth place in the Top 14 table with eight wins from 13 games while Toulouse are at second position.