London Irish have suffered a Covid scare earlier than their closing match of the Premiership season away to Bristol.
Sportsmail understands a few squad members had been discovered to be optimistic after lateral circulate exams, so now the membership have organized secondary PCR exams to double verify whether or not they really have the virus.
If they do when the outcomes come by way of Irish might should cancel their journey to Bristol, within the occasion that contact-tracing knocks out sufficient gamers so they can not subject a 23-man squad.
London Irish’s closing Premiership match at Bristol is doubtful after a Covid outbreak on the Exiles
That would harm the Exiles’ hopes for Heineken Champions Cup qualification – as then they might doubtless take two factors, with Bristol 4, from this final match, as per league guidelines.
They have to win to drive their approach into the league’s prime eight. A closing name on the standing of the match – for which Irish have introduced their workforce – is more likely to be made on Saturday after the PCR outcomes are identified.
Gloucester’s match at Worcester set for this weekend was cancelled on Tuesday after an outbreak at Kingsholm.