SANZAAR has paid for the Argentina squad to relocate to Montevideo in Uruguay – 80 per cent are there at the moment – to minimise the risk of any more coronavirus infections.
They are being tested for COVID-19 every 72 hours and will have to record negative results on departure and after arriving in Australia before basing themselves in a team bubble for 14 days, likely to be at a facility in Parramatta.
Marinos said the squad was expected to fly to Australia in the first week of October and reiterated Pumas coach Mario Ledesma’s view that it was highly unlikely there would be issues.
“Initially there were [concerns] but we’ve worked pretty hard with them and the health authorities,” Marinos said. “The plan is to give them a…