Taylor Adams tests positive to COVID, ruled out of Eagles clash

COLLINGWOOD will probably be with out vice-captain Taylor Adams for Saturday’s conflict in opposition to West Coast with the gun midfielder testing constructive to COVID-19. 

Coach Craig McRae revealed on Melbourne radio station SEN that Adams would enter the AFL’s well being and security protocols and miss a minimum of the conflict in opposition to the Eagles. 

“Taylor Adams sadly will not be going to play this week. He received COVID,” McRae mentioned.

“He’s been a little bit unwell the last few days and then he tested positive I think on Monday or Tuesday, so he definitely won’t be playing this week.”

It is an enormous blow for Collingwood which is already with out forward-mid Jordan De Goey after he was suspended for a harmful sort out on Cats celebrity Patrick Dangerfield.  

McRae additionally revealed that solely 5 of his gamers have but to contract the virus. 

The Magpies are taking over the winless West Coast on Saturday afternoon at Marvel Stadium and want to bounce from final week’s loss the place they have been blown away by Geelong within the remaining time period.

The Eagles have been coping with their very own COVID points by the opening three rounds, however might get extra gamers again this week.

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