WASPS’ place in English rugby’s showpiece final is hanging by a thread after THREE more players tested positive for coronavirus yesterday.
Just 72 hours after four others tested positive, the club now has seven players self-isolating who would be unavailable.
And that has only increased the likelihood that beaten semi-finalists Bristol will instead play Exeter in the Premiership final at Twickenham on Saturday.
A further round of testing has been ordered for both clubs today with a final decision set for tomorrow.
Bristol were informed of the development just as they were about to kick off a Hawaiian-themed party to celebrate their European Challenge Cup triumph.
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October 20, 2020