Scotland women’s Six Nations match against France in Glasgow tomorrow has been postponed after a Scotland player contracted coronavirus.
Scottish Rugby said the player tested positive for the virus today and “has been admitted to a health care facility as part of the protocol but is otherwise well.”
Seven members of the Scotland women’s management and playing squad are also self-isolating on medical advice.
Scotland women were due to face France at Scotstoun but the SRU said the decision was made together with the French Rugby Federation and Six Nations to postpone the match.
The Scotland women’s team returned from northern Italy on Sunday February 23 after their match against Italy was postponed.
Dr James Robson, Scottish Rugby’s chief medical officer said: “We are pleased that our player is doing well and that all the correct medical procedures have been followed and continue to be followed.
“We are working with the Scottish Government in continuing to observe and follow NHS advice.”
In a statement, Scottish Rugby said it has taken advice from the chief medical officer for Scotland and the Scottish Government.
Scotland under-20’s international match against France went ahead as scheduled in Galashiels tonight with France winning the match 29-22.
Scottish Rugby have said the men’s match due to be held at Murrayfield on Sunday will go ahead as scheduled.