The IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) has confirmed that the PCR testing of players and staff at Leinster, Connacht, Munster, and Ulster has produced zero positive results ahead of this weekend’s Guinness PRO14 Round 1 fixtures.

380 players, staff, and match officials have been tested across the four provinces this week. Players, staff, and match officials are currently tested each match week.

To date, there have been 2228 tests conducted across the IRFU professional player and staff group and 9 positive tests reported from the academy system.