Harlequins hosted Exeter Chiefs Premiership 2020-21 - Ebb and flow Premiership pioneers Exeter Chiefs will venture out to Harlequins on the premiere night of the 2020-21 season.

The sides meet at Twickenham Stoop on Friday, 20 November, with Sale at home to Northampton soon thereafter.

Advanced Newcastle will begin at Bath on Saturday, 21 November, while Leicester have Gloucester, Worcester face London Irish and Wasps take on Bristol during the initial end of the week.

The mission will end with the Premiership last on 26 June, 2021.

London Irish will play their first game at their new home of the Brentford Community Stadium on Sunday, 29 November during the second round of apparatuses.

Harlequins hosted Exeter Chiefs Premiership 2020-21

The sum total of what apparatuses have been affirmed for the initial six rounds of matches until early January.

The Premiership Rugby Cup, which was relied upon to be rejected, will proceed as a midweek rivalry, beginning after the 2021 Six Nations.

This present season's customary Premiership crusade arrives at its decision on Sunday, with semi-finals booked to occur throughout the few days of 10-11 October and a last away from plain view at Twickenham on Saturday, 24 October.

Exeter have just made sure about their place in the last four, with Bath, Wasps, Sale Bristol still in dispute for the other three spots.


Covid: Patients 'not tried' before care homes return

Many medical clinic patients in Herefordshire and Worcestershire were released into care homes during the underlying rush of the Covid pandemic without being tried first.

Figures acquired by the BBC show from March to May in excess of 200 patients were set in care homes before it was known whether they were conveying the infection.

A gathering speaking to the area said the circumstance was "entirely horrifying".

The Department of Health says £1bn is being given to ensure care settings.

Bev Anderson, who runs Stretton Nursing Home, close to Hereford, said the flood of cases "hit us so brisk" from the get-go in the pandemic.

In a fourteen day time frame toward the finish of March and start of April, 25 of the 40 occupants got Covid-19, with 12 of them passing on, while 13 staff individuals were likewise tainted.

"One moment nobody had any manifestations, inside 24 hours, individuals had begun to pass on," Ms Anderson said.

"For all intents and purposes each day for a fortnight, someone passed on.

"Staff were disturbed, I was vexed, it was frightful. We spent many, a considerable lot of our breaks simply taking five minutes where we'd be crying... you just felt so powerless."

"We had two individuals around then who had been into emergency clinic, regardless of whether it was there [they gotten coronavirus], yet at the time there were individuals strolling round with no side effects, so I truly can't state where it originated from, I truly don't have the foggiest idea," Ms Anderson said.

BBC Hereford and Worcester's examination discovered Wye Valley NHS Trust released 57 patients into care homes without a test among March and May, and Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust released 146 patients.

Joyce Pinfield, overseer of the National Care Association, which speaks to mind homes over the UK, stated: "The testing framework has been sporadic, a piece hit and miss entirely through the pandemic, care homes broadly have had this issue just as locally."

A Department of Health and Social Care representative stated: "We have been certain that no consideration home ought to be compelled to concede a current or new occupant to the consideration home on the off chance that they don't feel they can give the fitting consideration."


Tom Fell and Charlie Morris expand Worcestershire contracts

Worcestershire couple Tom Fell and Charlie Morris have marked agreement augmentations until the finish of the 2022 season.

Batsman Fell, 26, and movement bowler Morris, 28, both had one year left on their present arrangements however have concurred terms for a further a year.

Lead trainer Alex Gidman stated: "Tom has buckled down, placing a ton of hours in and zeroing in on the essentials, which has converted into exhibitions.

"Charlie is a definitive master. He is solid and reliably performs."

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