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Duane Vermeulen’s debut postponed due Positive Covid test

by Giga

Ulster have announced that new signing Duane Vermeulen’s debut for the province will have to wait after the 35 year old tested positive for Covid-19

South African was in the barbarians squad to play Samoa at Twickenham last Saturday. on a last minute due Covid cases match was cancelled after members of squad tested positive for Covid-19

A brief statement from the Ulster Rugby team read:

“Ulster Rugby can confirm there will be a delay in Duane Vermeulen joining up with the Senior Men’s squad following his arrival in Belfast.

“As a result of testing positive for COVID-19 prior to entering the professional squad bubble, Vermeulen will not train with the team this week. He will continue to be monitored medically and is currently well.

“The Public Health Agency has been contacted, and it is expected that he will integrate into the squad over the course of next week.”

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