World Rugby Classis officials have announced on Social Media that unfortunately, Italy has had to withdraw from the Classic, but we are excited to welcome Bermuda back into the tournament.
A statement posted on social media states, “As you can well imagine, dealing with all the various restrictions and rules in place has not made staging an event easy…but, we move forward and are looking forward to putting on a safe event that everyone can enjoy.”
President of the Bermuda Rugby Football Union, Sean Field Lament, stated, “This is a wonderful opportunity for local players to lace up their boots again and play against quality players. It is amazing that this event is being held, especially in the current context of profound challenges. Bermuda rugby has a long and storied history, with the Classic a golden strand interwoven in that legacy.”
The World Rugby Classic posted the 2021 schedule on social media.
Monday November 8th
7:00PM – Classic Canada vs. Bermuda Rugby
8:30PM France Classic Rugby vs Lions Rugby Legends
Wednesday November 10th
7:30PM – Classic Canada vs. France Classic Rugby
Thursday November 11th
7:30PM – Bermuda Rugby vs. Lions Rugby Legends
Saturday November 13th
4:00PM – France Classic Rugby vs. Bermuda Rugby
7:00PM – Classic Canada vs Lions Rugby Legends