NRL has 15 days to save 2020 season by finding ‘safest place on earth’

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The NRL has set a deadline of 15 days come up with a blueprint for what is being described as “the safest place on earth”, to save the season by a commission meeting on April 21.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported the NRL’s innovation committee headed by Wayne Pearce will meet with its new infectious disease expert on Monday to continue plans around building up to four “bubble” communities with Round 3 targeted to commence on May 28.

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V’Landys set for June 1 start

NRL: Peter V’Landys says he is optimistic the NRL can return to action, in some form, by June 1.

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg and ARLC chairman Peter V’landys have just over a two weeks before they put their proposal to the commission on a potential start date and revised structure to the competition.

‘‘We’ve got some of the game’s best minds around the table under the stewardship of commissioner Wayne Pearce,’’ Greenberg said.

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‘‘They have all been tasked with coming up with different solutions and opportunities for the game to consider.

“We will also need to consult independent medical and biosecurity experts. That work has already started and we’ll be progressing again this week, ultimately to provide a report for Peter and I to take to the commission in the middle of April.’’

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