Wigan Warriors have been cleared to make a trip to France this weekend to play Catalans Dragons following their latest round of testing for Covid-19.
Wigan’s routine weekly testing was brought forward following the positive test received by a member of their squad who was showing symptoms over the weekend and who is now self-isolating.
Those results have all come back negative, meaning that Wigan will travel to Perpignan on Saturday morning on a charter flight, under conditions approved by the British and French authorities, for the first Super League fixture in France since the resumption of the season last month.
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It will also be the first Super League match to host a crowd since the resumption, as permitted by French Government regulations.
Hull KR, who played Wigan last Thursday in the game after which the positive test was taken, have also received a full negative set of results from their testing this week. They play St Helens at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday.
Dragons were given the all-clear to return to training this week after the latest round of their testing showed no positive Covid-19 tests.
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