No matches to be held in France until July

It is almost certain that there won’t be any rugby league matches held in France until at least mid-July. 

French president Emmanuel Macron announced the country’s extended lockdown on Monday, with a new date of May 11 being put in place.

France, which has been in lockdown since March 17, will only start to host sports matches with large crowds in mid-July at the earliest, according to Marcon.

Catalans players David Mead and James Maloney are gutted they won’t be playing any rugby league for at least another month.

Mead said: “France confinement extended until at least May 11. I miss rugby league more than ever!”

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