Premiership Rugby has confirmed that Leicester Tigers have been awarded four points for their cancelled round six fixture against Northampton Saints.
The game was set to take place on Saturday at Franklin's Gardens but was called-off after Northampton had a number of positive result for Covid-19 in the latest round of Premiership testing and were placed in self-isolation along with their close contacts.
Following the outbreak, the Saints had already closed their training facility and are due to return to training on Monday for another round of testing.
The Premiership rugby panel that includes chairman Andy Higginson, chief executive Darren Childs and rugby director Phil Winstanley have confirmed that Leicester were awarded a win and four points while Northampton were handed two points in accordance to the revised point system announced for Covid affected games.
The result means Leicester Tigers have moved to the sixth place with 15 points while Northampton are at eighth with 13 points.
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