NRL stars forced into COVID-19 isolation

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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.

Nathan Cleary and Tom Trbojevic addressed the radical connected the weekend, and are present successful isolation.

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"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.

Tom Trbojevic and Nathan Cleary are present isolating. (Getty)

"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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