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Glasgow Warriors match against Lyon cancelled

The Warriors played Exeter last weekend, who have reported a number of positive coronavirus tests.

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Glasgow Warriors’ Heineken Champions Cup match against Lyon has been cancelled after a host of players were forced to self-isolate.

The Warriors played Exeter at the weekend, who have since reported a number of positive coronavirus tests among players and staff.

Twenty Glasgow players are now self-isolating and the decision has been taken that their home fixture on Saturday will not go ahead.

A club statement said: “With a significant number of players self-isolating and an extensive injury list, the decision has been taken that it is not safe to play on Saturday. Exeter’s round two game against Toulouse is also cancelled.

“EPCR will convene Match Result Resolution Committees to determine the results of the cancelled matches and the decisions of the committees will be communicated as soon as practicable.

“Glasgow Warriors will now turn its attention to mitigating any further risks to its squad to protect the upcoming 1872 Cup fixtures against Edinburgh in the Guinness PRO14.

“The club has reviewed the stringent Covid-19 protocols that it has put in place for its squad and commends its players and staff who have been exemplary in following these during this period.”

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