Wigan close training ground

Wigan Warriors have closed their Robin Park Arena training ground for a ten-day period following a number of positive Covid-19 tests. 

Following Monday’s morning’s round of testing, the Club acted swiftly to ensure the safety of all players, staff and their families.

Those who tested positive are now self-isolating at home for a minimum of ten days, along with any other individuals who have been identified as a close contact, as per Government guidelines.

There will be further rounds of testing at the Club on 12th and 17th February. Following those results, the RFL’s Multiple Cases Group will consider whether the first team squad can return to training.

Wigan are the third club, after Leeds Rhinos and Huddersfield Giants, to announce training ground closures since the turn of the year.

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