Scheduled AFL, NRL, and Super Netball games volition not beryllium played today, aft the Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young confirmed that each nonrecreational sports would beryllium postponed until astatine slightest 4pm connected Tuesday.
All 3 organisations were acceptable to person aggregate contests crossed the weekend. None person confirmed postponement of their respective sports yet, but the instructions from the authorities were that each athletics - including those astatine the apical level - would beryllium halted arsenic 11 section authorities areas crossed Queensland were locked down.
"This is 1 of the astir restrictive lockdowns we've had since the commencement of the pandemic, which makes consciousness due to the fact that this is the astir infectious variant we've had since the commencement of the pandemic," Queensland's Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young said.
The NRL has moved it's full cognition to the Sunshine State, portion determination were Super Netball games owed to beryllium held astatine Nissan Arena successful Brisbane connected Monday nighttime and Tuesday afternoon.
One of the 5 NRL games, betwixt the Dragons and Rabbitohs, is successful Rockhampton, which is not 1 of the areas affected by the lockdown - the different 4 were successful either Brisbane, Gold Coast, oregon Redcliffe.
The AFL is inactive dispersed retired crossed the country, but some the Gold Coast Suns (against the Demons) and the Essendon Bombers, who are playing their location crippled against the Swans astatine the Gabba, were acceptable to instrumentality the tract today.
The Queensland Rugby League has confirmed the cancellation of this weekend's colts and Queensland Cup games, with a connection from QRL managing manager Robert Moore saying helium understood it was disappointing for players and fans, but the information of everyone was the priority.
Moore said the QRL was moving to guarantee each of those who had already travelled for their games returned location safely arsenic soon arsenic possible.
A telephone is yet to beryllium made from the NRL.
More to come