England prop Genge tests positive for Covid-19

Ellis Genge ruled out of England’s Autumn Nations Series game against Australia after testing positive for Covid-19; the loosehead prop returned a positive test on Friday morning; no further positive tests were reported among the England players and staff

Last Updated: 12/11/21 10:55am

    Ellis Genge will miss England's game against Australia

    Ellis Genge will miss England’s game against Australia

    England prop Ellis Genge has tested positive for Covid-19 on the eve of their Autumn Nations Series game against Australia.

    The loosehead returned a positive PCR result on Friday morning from a test taken on Thursday and immediately went into isolation.

    Genge had been named in the starting line-up for Saturday’s Test at Twickenham.

    England reported no further positive tests among players or staff.

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