Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has allowed rugby league to play and train in the state.
The decision means Queensland’s three NRL teams – Brisbane, North Queensland and Gold Coast will not be forced to relocate to New South Wales for the resumption of the NRL competition.
ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys said: “This is a critical decision for rugby league and a win for the players, clubs, fans and the wider community.
“I can’t express enough our appreciation to the Queensland government.
“I have great respect for the Premier and it is a tribute to her strong leadership that she has kept an open mind through this process.
“The Queensland government has done a great job containing the virus and we won’t let them down.”
NRL players will undergo an educational training session on Monday to understand the biosecurity protocols and restrictions.
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