6 days Christchurch team cancels Super Rugby match after shootings 680News -World
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Super Rugby match between the Christchurch-based Crusaders and Dunedin-based Highlanders on Saturday has been cancelled as a mark of respect to victims of the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques. New Zealand Rugby said the decision to cancel the Dunedin match was taken after a meeting with teams, venue management, police and community organizations involved in the response to Friday’s shootings which left 49 dead. “Advice from police and venue management was that the fixture could go ahead. However, with strong agreement from both teams we have made the final call not to proceed as ... more