All Italian sporting fixtures – including the country’s Six Nations clash against England – will be played behind-closed-doors until at least April 3 due to the coronavirus.
The Italian Government has banned fans from attending any sporting event in a bid to curb the spread of the virus which has so far killed over 100 Italians.
Here’s how fans have reacted:
TEAM VOTED THE ALL-TIME SIX NATIONS XV
With the 2020 Six Nations in full swing, we wanted to know what you think the best-ever combined XV.
And after 30,000 votes, here is the team fans selected. There are one or two surprise inclusions.
Fullback: JASON ROBINSON (England) – 10,758 votes
Winger: SHANE WILLIAMS (Wales) – 12,374
Centre: Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland) – 21,392
Centre: Will Greenwood (England) – 10,697
Greenwood followed his father Dick into an England shirt. While his father was a prickly back row player, the younger Greenwood was one of the finest centres to grace the England midfield.