Leinster Rugby is assisting two senior players who have tested positive for Covid-19.

One player was tested outside the PCR testing window, after feeling unwell, and is now self-isolating.

Further PCR testing was carried out at Leinster Rugby yesterday morning on 104 players and staff and 103 tests returned negative results with one senior player testing positive and he is also self-isolating.

A number of close contacts of the two players have been identified and these players are also self-isolating.

The HSE has been informed in accordance with public health guidelines.

The Leinster Rugby squad return to training later on today.