Coronavirus: Leicester Tigers close training ground after Covid-19 outbreak | Rugby Union News

first_img 0:26 Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter insists that the biggest challenge in professional rugby is not currently winning trophies, but ensuring the sport survives the challenges raised by the coronavirus pandemic – Advertisement – In addition to the players and staff who have returned positive tests, several other members of the squad and support team have been instructed to self-isolate after being identified as close contacts.“Tigers have made the decision to pause all training commitments and close the training ground in a bid to maintain the integrity of the 2020-21 Gallagher Premiership season, as well as honouring our responsibilities to the Leicestershire community,” read a club statement.“Leicester Tigers takes its responsibility to maintain high standards extremely seriously at this time and is confident in the measures in place.- Advertisement – “All players will now continue their pre-season programme alone in their household bubbles while the Oval Park (training) facility remains closed. 0:45 Will Greenwood says clubs such as Maidenhead understand why they will not be allowed to continue playing during lockdown, but admits it is a big blow Leicester Tigers' first game of the 2020-21 Premiership campaign is scheduled to be at home to Gloucester on November 21
Leicester Tigers' first game of the 2020-21 Premiership campaign is scheduled to be at home to Gloucester on November 21

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