The Round 8 Guinness PRO14 fixture between Scarlets and Leinster Rugby scheduled for this weekend has been postponed.

The game was due to take place on Sunday, November 29 in Llanelli, however, a small number of Scarlets players have returned positive cases of Covid-19 and others identified as close contacts are now isolating.

Having considered all of the available evidence, the PRO14 Rugby Medical Advisory Group has deemed that this fixture cannot go ahead as scheduled.

Ulster Rugby, who played against Scarlets on Sunday, carried out routine squad testing today and will receive their results in the next 24 hours.

Leinster Rugby PCR testing took place in UCD yesterday, Wednesday, and returned no positive results from the 104 tests taken.

PRO14 Rugby will examine potential dates in early 2021 to reschedule the game.

Everyone at Leinster Rugby wishes the Scarlets players affected a speedy recovery and we hope to see them back in action very soon.