Storm Ciara: England v Scotland women’s rugby, WSL matches, Exeter, Southwell, Punchestown races off

Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
February 9, 2020
    Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
    Scroll to Top

    Met Office weather warnings

    The Met Office’s amber warning for wind covers Wales and most of England

    Football, rugby union and horse racing on Sunday have been hit by Storm Ciara.

    Scotland’s Women’s Six Nations match against England has been postponed.

    Arsenal’s sell-out Women’s Super League game against Tottenham has been called off, along with Birmingham against Brighton and Bristol City v Reading.

    Race meetings at Exeter, Southwell and Punchestown have all been cancelled, but Sheffield United v Bournemouth and Manchester City against West Ham in the Premier League are set to take place.

    A statement from Scottish Rugby said efforts would be made to play the Women’s Six Nations fixture on another date.

    “Safety of travelling fans, players and venue staff was the priority. Discussions are under way around rescheduling the game,” it said.

    Arsenal’s WSL match was postponed “on the grounds of crowd safety, due to extreme weather conditions”.

    Exeter’s race meeting, where the 2019 Grand National runner-up Magic Of Light was due to run, was abandoned because of high winds.

    The fixture at Southwell, which has an ‘all-weather’ surface, was also cancelled, along with the Irish meeting at Punchestown which was hit by 27mm of rain and flash flooding.

    “Wind speeds have reached unacceptable miles per hour gusts this morning and our localised forecast predicts this to continue for the remainder of today, affecting our racing operation, public safety and grandstand areas,” said an Exeter spokesperson.

    View more on twitter

    All five fixtures in the Women’s Championship have been postponed, while the Dutch Eredivisie and Belgian Pro League and the Belgian second tier have postponed their fixtures.

    READ:  Podolski makes dream move to boyhood club

    Dutch champions Ajax were among the sides to have fixtures postponed, while Alan Pardew’s ADO Den Haag have also seen their trip to Sparta Rotterdam called off.

    Cancelled fixtures:

    RUGBY UNION

    Women’s Six Nations

    Scotland v England

    HORSE RACING

    Exeter

    Punchestown

    Southwell

    FOOTBALL

    Women’s Super League

    Arsenal v Tottenham

    Birmingham v Brighton

    Bristol City v Reading

    Women’s Championship

    Durham v Aston Villa

    Charlton v Sheffield United

    Coventry v Blackburn

    Crystal Palace v London Bees

    Lewes v London City Lionesses

    Dutch Eredivisie

    FC Utrecht v Ajax

    AZ Alkmaar v Feyenoord

    Sparta Rotterdam v ADO Den Haag

    FC Emmen v FC Twente

    Belgian Pro League

    Standard Liege v Club Brugges

    Royal Antwerp v KRC Genk

    Waasland-Beveren v KV Kortrijk

    Source

    Basketball
    Champagne, cigars and 50 chicken nuggets – Bucks celebrate NBA title

    Giannis Antetokounmpo with his NBA and Finals MVP trophies Champagne, cigars and a 50-piece chicken nugget order: they've all featured amongst the Milwaukee Bucks' title …

    Football
    Man Utd boss Solskjaer signs new deal

    Former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the winning goal for Manchester United in the 1999 Champions League final Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has …

    Football
    Man Utd set to name Skinner as new boss

    Marc Skinner managed Birmingham City between 2016 and 2019 before joining Orlando Pride Manchester United are set to name Marc Skinner as their new manager …

    Subscribe
    Notify of
    guest
    0 Comments
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    February 9, 2020
      Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
      Scroll to Top
      • Bookmakers Bonus
      Fonbet

      Registration bonus up to 250 Euro!

      Winmasters
      Parimatch
      0
      Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
      ()
      x
      This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.