Ulster are helping 4 gamers who’ve examined constructive for COVID-19 and, in consequence, the fixture versus Scarlets deliberate for Kingspan Stadium is not going to go forward.
The most recent spherical of PCR testing at Ulster, which was carried out on Wednesday, returned 4 constructive outcomes.
These people are presently asymptomatic and now self-isolating in-line with public well being protocols.
The Public Well being Company has been knowledgeable and Ulster’s squad is continuous to comply with its inner contact tracing course of. Additional PCR testing of gamers and workers is because of happen on Friday and all coaching at senior and academy stage has been suspended till additional discover.
The sport is not going to be rescheduled.
Because of this, PRO14 Rugby will use the protocol determined previous to the 2020/21 season whereby a sport that might not be rescheduled would outcome within the fixture being deemed a 0-0 draw, however 4 match factors can be awarded to the workforce who had not been the reason for the postponement.
On this case, Scarlets will obtain 4 match factors. This protocol ensur no synthetic scoring factors had been added to the tries/factors for and in opposition to columns.
The five hundred spectators who had been as a result of attend the fixture will obtain a full refund.