Dirty tactics? Aussies make Boks clean own rooms

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Dirty tactics? Aussies make Boks clean own rooms

The teams are in quarantine in Oz, but they’re coping, with SA in earnest training for their clash against the hosts

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In a country where they are used to observing near-endless rules and regulations, the Springboks are taking Covid-19 protocols and restrictions in their stride as they remain in quarantine on the Australian east coast.

The team, with Argentina, are fenced off in a “red zone” as they sit out their mandatory quarantine period before the remainder of their Rugby Championship obligations.

With no contact allowed with locals, including hotel staff, the Boks have to clean their own rooms, remain there when laundry is collected and dish their own food in the dining area. A late-night burger courtesy of room service is clearly out of the question...

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