FANS attending York City Knights’ 1895 Cup final against Featherstone Rovers will have to provide a negative coronavirus test or be fully vaccinated, the Rugby Football League (RFL) have confirmed.

The Betfred Challenge Cup final and 1895 Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, July 17 has selected as one of the Govern-ment’s Events Research Programme events ahead of the return of full capacities in sports grounds.

Up to 45,000 fans will be allowed into the national stadium, though they will have provide either a negative coronavirus test or be fully vaccinated in order to secure entry.

All ticket holders aged 11 or older will need to provide photo ID and evidence that they’re at low-risk of transmitting coronavirus.

This means fans will need proof of a negative lateral flow test within 48 hours of the event, as demonstrated via a text message/email from NHS Test and Trace or the NHS App.

Or, they require proof of both coronavirus vaccination doses at least 14 days prior to the match, against demonstrated through the NHS app.

The NHS app is not to be confused with the NHS Covid-19 app, which is used for check ins.