first_imgBilly Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitter Facebook RugbyMunsterNewsSportMunster Rugby Training Suspended After Positive Covid TestBy Raffaele Rocca – October 6, 2020 212 Email Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisementcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostMunsterMunster.RugbyRugby Previous articleLimerick’s libraries will operate Call & Collect service during Covid Level 3 restrictionsNext articleLimerick Youth Service Calling for Additional Investment in Youth Work Sector Raffaele Rocca Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener WhatsApp MUNSTER Rugby have been assisting a senior player who has tested positive for Covid-19.The latest PCR testing carried out on Monday at the HPC has returned a positive result for a player who is asymptomatic. To remove any doubt of a potential false positive the player will be retested tomorrow.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The individual, who was not part of the travelling group at the weekend, and six other players identified by Munster Rugby as potential close contacts, are currently self-isolating.This approach of identifying possible close contacts is in line with the caution we have taken to this issue, these players may not be deemed close contacts by the HSE.As a precautionary measure, the squad and academy will not train at the HPC today.The HSE have been notified for contract tracing purposes.Further PCR testing will take place tomorrow at the HPC with a return to scheduled training planned for Thursday ahead of Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 encounter against Edinburgh at Thomond Park.Munster Rugby Head of Medical, Dr Jamie Kearns, said: “As an immediacy we are taking every precaution by standing down training today.“We are going to complete another round of PCR testing tomorrow so that we can return to training on Thursday.“Our priority is to ensure the health and safety of our players and staff, and we will continue to work closely with both the IRFU and HSE in this regard.”The post Munster Rugby Training Suspended After Positive Covid Test appeared first on Sporting Limerick. Print Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img