STATEMENT | Gallagher Premiership final participants confirmed - Ruck

STATEMENT | Gallagher Premiership final participants confirmed

Wasps have been given the coronavirus all-clear to take their place in the Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs, Premiership Rugby has announced.

Seven Wasps players and four backroom staff had been diagnosed with coronavirus, before further tests were undertaken on Tuesday.

Premiership Rugby said in a statement: “Premiership Rugby can confirm that Wasps have been given the all-clear to take their rightful place in Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership rugby final against Exeter Chiefs.

“Everyone at Premiership Rugby is delighted to confirm Wasps’ place in the final after the latest round of tests as part of our PCR Covid-19 screening programme.”

The decision was taken by the Rugby Football Union, Premiership Rugby and Public Health England officials.

This will be Wasps’ first final since 2017, when they were beaten by the Chiefs in extra time.

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