Glasgow Warriors player tests positive for Covid-19

Two more players are self-isolating but Saturday's match against Ospreys will go ahead as planned

Scotstoun was to have played host to Glasgow's Champions Cup match against Lyon on Saturday. Image: © Craig Watson -

A GLASGOW WARRIORS player is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19. Public Health Scotland’s contact tracing subsequently identified two other members the squad bubble who had close contact with the player and they are also isolating.

Training at the club was cancelled on Tuesday as a precaution, but the team’s Guinness PRO14 match versus Ospreys in Swansea this Saturday will go ahead as planned.

“The club continue to operate an extensive health and safety coronavirus mitigation plan and follow all respective public health guidance aligned through Scottish Rugby’s Threat Management Group,” said a statement issued by the club. “To respect medical confidentiality Glasgow Warriors will not name the individuals affected.”

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