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Ospreys issue statement confirming Scott Otten removed from squad

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Scott Otten takes on the Racing 92 defence during their Champions Cup clash in Paris. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Ospreys have been forced to remove Scott Otten from their clash with Glasgow Warriors. Hooker Scott Otten was withdrawn as he was identified as coming into close contact with a positive case of coronavirus.


A statement reads: “The Ospreys can confirm that Scott Otten has been withdrawn from the squad to face Glasgow Warriors at the Liberty Stadium.

Scott has been identified as a close contact with a COVID-19 positive case outside of the Ospreys training environment of St Helen’s.

“He is currently self-isolating in keeping with the Public Health Wales COVID guidelines.

“The Ospreys continue to operate strict testing and infection control measures and adhere to all current Public Health Wales COVID advice and guidelines to safeguard the health and best interests of all the Ospreys squad and staff, and to help protect the professional game.

“The Welsh Rugby Union and the Glasgow Warriors have been notified of the situation, as per the normal protocols regarding the health and safety guidelines around Coronavirus.”


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