Leinster’s Match Towards Toulon Is Cancelled – Irish Rugby


Following a gathering by video convention of a Match Day Medical Danger Evaluation Committee comprising medical leads from the Unions, league our bodies and each groups, with enter from the general public well being authorities in Eire, it has been determined to cancel the sport.

The Committee, which obtained impartial medical recommendation from Dr Brendan Payne (England) and Dr Daniel Koch (Switzerland), was knowledgeable {that a} Toulon participant, who didn’t journey to Eire, had examined constructive for Covid-19 as a part of the membership’s routine testing.

Though the Toulon gamers and workers who had travelled undertook a further spherical of PCR testing in Dublin yesterday which revealed no constructive outcomes, the Committee concluded that there have been a lot of high-risk contacts with the participant who had examined constructive and deemed the match unsafe to play with the participation of these recognized contacts.

Having been notified of that place, Toulon knowledgeable EPCR that they might not choose a match-day squad to securely fulfil the fixture.

Having explored all doable different preparations to facilitate the staging of the fixture, it was determined that the match couldn’t be performed safely given each the present public well being tips in Eire and EPCR’s C0vid-19 protocol.

A Match Outcome Decision Committee shall be convened as quickly as practicable to find out the result of the fixture.

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