Round 21 saved as NRL unveils new schedule

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The Queensland authorities has fixed the NRL the greenish airy to play retired of Suncorp Stadium and Gold Coast's Cbus Super Stadium, alleviating the request for the codification to permission the state.

Fresh COVID-19 concerns successful the sunshine state raised questions astir the NRL finishing the regular play successful Queensland but ARL Commission brag Peter V'landys says determination is nary contiguous program to determination the competition.

The Broncos-Knights clash — primitively scheduled for Sunshine Coast Stadium — volition determination to Suncorp Stadium for Thursday night's opening clash of Round 21, portion Sunday afternoon's Bulldogs v Wests Tigers clash volition present beryllium played connected the Gold Coast aft initially being scheduled astatine Redcliffe.

The NRL has moved to Level 4 protocols successful airy of the caller spike successful cases which means matches volition beryllium held crossed a reduced acceptable of venues. Suncorp Stadium volition big 3 games implicit 3 days, with Cbus Super Stadium to signifier 5 matches.

The NRL has invested astir $15 cardinal to determination the contention to Queensland and if determination isn't an summation successful cases implicit the play arsenic a effect of of the state's lockdown, the codification is expected to stay there.

The NRL is hoping to debar an costly determination to Melbourne arsenic a past edifice option, with NRL affiliated families to permission quarantine today.

Thursday

7.50pm: Knights v Broncos astatine Suncorp Stadium

Friday

6pm: Raiders v Dragons at Cbus Super Stadium

8.05pm: Eels v Rabbitohs astatine Cbus Super Stadium

Saturday

3pm: Warriors v Sharks astatine Cbus Super Stadium

5.30pm: Roosters v Panthers astatine Suncorp Stadium

7.35pm: Sea Eagles v Storm astatine Suncorp Stadium

Sunday

1.50pm: Bulldogs v Tigers astatine Cbus Super Stadium

4.05pm: Titans v Cowboys astatine Cbus Super Stadium

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