Rugby World Cup: Typhoon should not dictate results, says Francois Pienaar

Former Springboks captain Francois Pienaar says itsunfair to permit adverse weather to order results in the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Englands match against France, as well as the significant game of Scotland against Japan, could be cancelled by World Rugby as a result of hazard. If they are cancelled at late notice theyd be declared a draw, Though there is the option to move the matches.
As they are already through to the quarter-finals England would not affect greatly, however it will end their World Cup campaign, if the fixture against the tournament hosts of Scotland doesnt proceed.
South Africa won the World Cup but they did not make it during their semi-final against France on account of the weather. Kick-off for the game has been pushed back once Kings Park was hit by torrential rain and, even though the game eventually went forward, had play been possible France could have progressed to the last because of their superior disciplinary recording following the Boks had 2 individuals sent off in a pool game against Canada.
On World Rugby, Pienaar has predicted for that reason to be more flexible in the way that it approaches the games which are going to be affected by Japans weather.
We were lucky because if that game didnt occur in 1995 we had been out of this World Cup because of subject, Pienaar said in the Street Soccer Scotland Annual Dinner in Glasgow.
It just sounds unfair, it seems that you need to have that match played so that you may find a outcome.
If weather plays a dreadful part on the weekend, 1 team will be ecstatic, another team will be desolate.
Everyone has worked so hard. Why, if you prepare yourself and work hard, let weather affect the results of the game? It shouldnt.
I can see the problem as it is six weeks, whats planned and ordered, but there needs to be flexibility. When theres bad weather conditions one needs to readjust.
World Rugby is now called a press conference at 12pm local time (4am BST) on Thursday to show its plans for its matches involving Scotland and England.

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