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16 September 2020

The IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) has confirmed that the PCR testing of players and staff at Ulster and Leinster has produced zero positive results ahead of this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals.

191 players and staff have been tested across the two provinces 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 Ulster and Leinster 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 9 positive tests reported from the academy system.