Premiership Rugby Statement re PCR COVID-19 Screening Program

Rugby_Wrap_Up, Premiership Rugby Stage 2, Gallagher Premiership
Please Share.

LONDON, ENGLANDPremiership Rugby can today confirm that on Monday 6 July, 804 players and club staff were tested as part of the PCR COVID-19 screening program. Of these, ten people have tested positive. Of those ten, six were players and four non-playing staff

Players or club staff who have tested positive and their close contacts will now isolate and be assessed in line with the PHE-agreed guidelines.

Rugby_Wrap_Up, Premiership Rugby Stage 2, Gallagher Premiership

 

Premiership Rugby and the RFU are providing this aggregated information for competition integrity and transparency. No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided. The number of positive results will be made public after each round of testing.

 


For something different, watch longtime Saracens star Schalk Brits stymie our Mystery Guest Panel:

NEW YORK, NYThis one will go down as one of our favorites. A HUGE STAR as our Mystery Guest has Steve Lewis, Dan Power and Bryan Ray scrambling, scratching and faffing about. Yet, can they finally figure out who this storied rugby legend is?!

  • Topics addressed:
    Beauden John Barrett to Japan
    Kangaroos v All Blacks: Cross-code Blasphemy?!
    Major League Rugby News
    Global Rugby Calendar Concerns
    Springboks Impact at home

PODCAST VERSION:

About Matt McCarthy 473 Articles
Matt McCarthy comes to RugbyWrapUp.com from their partner in the USA, MeetTheMatts.com. RWU and MTM feature a stable of diverse contributors, with coverage that is both serious and with a wink. Find him on twitter: @Matt_McCarthy00