Scotland have known as off subsequent week’s rugby union Check in opposition to Romania in Bucharest after affirmation a number of members of their squad have examined optimistic for COVID-19.
All gamers and employees have been in enforced self-isolation since travelling again from Leicester on Sunday the place they have been as a consequence of play England A, however that match was additionally known as off due to optimistic coronavirus exams within the Scottish ranks.
“Participant welfare is paramount in each choice that we make as an organisation, and sadly we have ran out of time to permit our gamers to recuperate and practice correctly for the Romania fixture,” Scottish Rugby CEO Mark Dodson stated in an announcement.
“We’re clearly disenchanted, and I really feel massively for each our group of gamers and administration, as effectively the Romanian Rugby Federation, nevertheless our squad’s well being and wellbeing should come first.”
Scotland, who have been as a consequence of face Romania in Bucharest on July 10, nonetheless hope to play their different scheduled Check in opposition to Georgia in Tbilisi on July 17.
“That’s topic to additional medical assessment and testing, and we’ll hopefully be ready the place a big part of the squad will have the ability to return to a graduated coaching regime subsequent week,” Dodson stated.
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