This week we will find out just how desperate the NRL is to get the competition back up and running, when the league’s brains trust reconvene on Thursday to consider an idea so seemingly outrageous it might just work. The NRL’s so-called Apollo mission is gaining momentum and has been buoyed by the announcement on Monday night that the NSW government, at least, would not get in the way of the game’s resumption. This is a critical mission: success will set the tone for world sport, while a failed or aborted mission could lead to the game descending into the financial freefall the league is so desperately trying to avoid. Dissatisfied with its competition being sidelined by the strict health and physical distancing measures unfurled by the federal and state governments in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the NRL’s innovation committee has been charged with finding a solution to a very complex issue. There is one key success factor to this mission: get the game up and running. And fast. It appears nothing is off the table for the desired return date of 1 June – shortened rounds, shortened games, relaxed selection rules and an experimental conferenced format are among… Read full this story
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