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NRL 2020 hits a new roadblock

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Less than a day after the NRL announced a 20-week season, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thrown another spanner in the works.

The NRL has hit another roadblock in its efforts to restart the 2020 season.

Less than a day after announcing a 20-week season, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thrown another spanner in the works that could stall the code's restart.

"Well that still hasn't been determined, the Commonwealth has made no decision about the access by the Warriors into Australia," Mr Morrison told a press conference today.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison today.

Project Apollo believe the plan which will be submitted to Friday's National Cabinet meeting is so thorough, no player will catch coronavirus playing rugby league.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk outlined the hoops the game would have to jump through to get the Sunshine State's tick of approval.

"What we have agreed is that their health experts would be speaking with our health experts," she said.

She said training safety was a key.

 Coach Anthony Seibold talks tactics with his players during a Brisbane Broncos NRL training session

And that the National Cabinet would be meeting tomorrow to discuss - among other things - principles around which the resumption of sport could proceed.

Brisbane Broncos coach Anthony Seibold, meanwhile, said the NRL community would support and adhere to whatever regulations were in place.

His comments came after several NRL players have been caught out breaking social distancing rules.

Source: 9News

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