September 24, 2020

Betfred Super League Covid-19 Testing Update – September 24

The results from this week’s testing for Covid-19 across the 11 Betfred Super League clubs, match officials and other relevant staff have been received.

Of the 562 results, there have been 558 negative results, and four positives, spread over three clubs.

There are five fixtures in the Betfred Super League this week, all being played at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington, and four of them live on Sky Sports, as follows:

Thursday September 24:

Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos (245pm – available to season ticket holders on the Our League app);

Hull FC v Salford Red Devils (6pm, live on Sky Sports);

Castleford Tigers v Huddersfield Giants (815pm, live on Sky Sports).

Friday September 25:

Warrington Wolves v Catalans Dragons (6pm, live on Sky Sports);

Wigan Warriors v Wakefield Trinity (815pm, live on Sky Sports).

Testing information

Screen4 were selected as the preferred testing partner for Betfred Super League clubs. Players and officials from each club, along with match officials and other key matchday staff, will undergo weekly antigen testing.

Super League and the RFL will provide a central weekly update on COVID-19 tests carried out and the breakdown of results.

For the purpose of medical privacy, no details of specific clubs or individuals will be provided as part of this update, unless circumstances allow.

Additional guidance

• Clubs cover the costs of their testing.

• Every player or member of staff who attends the training ground, prior to entering the site, must complete a screening protocol to detect any symptoms in a manner devised by the Club Doctor.

• Players and staff will also be required to complete a daily medical questionnaire submitted before arrival at the training ground on training days. If this is not submitted before arrival, access to the training ground will be denied.