All but one Lions squad members get vaccinations today ahead of South Africa tour

first_imgWednesday May 26, 2021 All but one Lions squad members get vaccinations today ahead of South Africa tour All members of the British and Irish Lions squad have received their first coronavirus vaccinations ahead of the summer tour to South Africa.ADVERTISEMENTPlayers visited a site in London on Wednesday to be given the Pfizer jab with only Scotland fly-half Finn Russell missing as he is based at Racing 92 in Paris and has already been vaccinated.The Government approved the move to protect Warren Gatland’s squad ahead of their visit to South Africa, a red list destination that is seeing a growing number of coronavirus cases.In the wider population, only people aged 30 or over are currently eligible for a jab.The Lions hope all 37 players will get their second vaccinations by the end of their pre-tour training camp in Jersey, which begins on June 14 and leads into the warm-up game against Japan at Murrayfield on June 26.Gatland and his management team are already advanced in their vaccination programme.It is still not known whether the Lions will be required to quarantine for 11 nights in a Government-approved hotel when they return from South Africa on August 9.ADVERTISEMENTDiscussions over receiving dispensation on the basis they will be operating in a bubble environment are ongoing. Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 3 WEEKS AGO First hand stories of why the Lions tour… 3 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Australia have announced their bid… 3 WEEKS AGO England discard Sam Simmonds thanks team-mates… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more