Super League play-off semi-finals to go ahead

Super League records zero positive tests for the first time since August; Wigan host Hull FC on Thursday; St Helens face Catalans Dragons on Friday; both games are live on Sky Sports Mix at 7.45pm; Grand Final is on November 27

Last Updated: 17/11/20 10:16pm

Both Super League play-off semi-finals will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday
Both Super League play-off semi-finals will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday

Both Super League play-off semi-finals will go ahead as planned after all participating clubs tested negative for coronavirus.

Wigan take on Hull FC and St Helens face Catalans Dragons on Thursday and Friday respectively, live on Sky Sports, for a place in the Grand Final on November 27.

Both Warrington and Leeds, last week’s beaten first-round sides, can now start their off-season as planned.

Hull beat Warrington to reach the semi-final stage
Hull beat Warrington to reach the semi-final stage

Both clubs were placed on standby and included in testing this week in case they were needed to stand in.

Wigan Warriors vs Hull FC

November 19, 2020, 7:00pm

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St Helens vs Catalans Dragons

November 20, 2020, 7:00pm

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The RFL has stated 323 tests were carried out this week and, for the first time since an outbreak at Hull in early August, there were no positive results.

The news there have been no new positive tests will bring fresh optimism that the season, which has been heavily disrupted by coronavirus, can conclude as planned.

Source : Sky Sports