Owen Farrell: England captain tests positive for Covid-19 before Tonga match in Autumn Nations Series | News from rugby


Last updated: 21/05/11 10:23

England captain Owen Farrell tested positive for Covid-19 on the eve of the game against Tonga in the Autumn Nations Series.

Farrell, who was selected as the opening half by Eddie Jones on Thursday, will miss the traditional Captain’s Run training session on Friday and will be LFT and PCR tested again after being placed in solitary confinement.

England announced Thursday that a support staff member tested positive for Covid-19, while all other players and staff tested negative on PCR tests.

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