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AFL rocked by positive COVID -19 test result for Essendon’s Conor McKenna

AFL Chief Executive Gil McLachlan has confirmed that Essendon’s Conor McKenna has tested positive to COVID-19.

McKenna had spent the hiatus period back in Ireland with his family and was set to play in tomorrow’s clash against the Bombers after serving his 14-day quarantine period.

According to McLachlan – McKenna had returned five negative tests since his return from Ireland, before returning a “low rate irregularity” on Friday.

The positive test has resulted in the game between the Essendon and Melbourne being postponed, while all other games will be played.

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