PCR testing negative ahead of Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final
September 16, 2020 3:00 pm Site Editor
The IRFU has confirmed that the PCR testing of players and staff at Leinster Rugby has produced zero positive results ahead of this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at Aviva Stadium.
191 players and staff have been tested across Leinster Rugby and Ulster Rugby this week. The IRFU match officials involved in the weekend’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup fixtures have also produced zero positive results.
The staff and players from Leinster and Ulster and the match officials have been cleared to participate in this weekend’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup action. Players and staff are currently tested each match week.
To date, there have been 1,848 tests conducted across the IRFU professional player and staff group, and nine positive tests reported from the academy system.