Two of the NRL's biggest stars are among a fig of players and unit forced into isolation aft a affirmative COVID-19 trial astatine a New South Wales Emerging Blues camp.
More than 30 players and unit volition person to isolate and get tested, aft a subordinate returned a affirmative effect during the weekend's camp.
"The NSWRL was advised precocious yesterday of a affirmative COVID-19 trial pursuing a precocious show campy astatine the NSWRL Centre of Excellence connected the play of 11-12 December," a spokesperson said successful a connection to Wide World of Sports.
"The trial occurred aft the campy had concluded. The NSWRL has subsequently been advised of a affirmative trial by a women's subordinate who besides attended the camp.
"The NSWRL is adhering to the strict wellness and biosecurity protocols from the NRL's Project Apollo, which includes self-isolating and undergoing COVID-19 tests, successful bid to guarantee information for player, staff, officials and the wider community."
Roosters young weapon Joseph Suaalii was among those astatine the camp.
It comes conscionable a time aft Newcastle sent its full squad to beryllium tested, successful the look of rising lawsuit numbers successful the Hunter region.
"The Newcastle Knights person contiguous undertaken a proactive presumption by sending each NRL players and shot unit for a COVID-19 test, owed to existent outbreaks successful the Newcastle region," the nine said successful a statement.
"As required, everyone who has been tested volition self-isolate astatine location until results return, with a presumption for each confirmed antagonistic cases to instrumentality to grooming immediately."
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