The News Scroll 28 May 2020  Last Updated at 4:00 pm | Source: PTI

Elite sports make comeback in Australia

Elite sports make comeback in Australia
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Sydney, May 28 (AP) Elite sports made a comeback in Australia for the first time since March 22 with the Brisbane Broncos hosting Parramatta in the National Rugby League.

Two rounds of matches were played in the NRL in March before Australia and New Zealand went into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.

No fans were allowed into the 52,500-seat stadium in Brisbane because of strict social distancing rules. But at a bone-jarring collision between burly rugby players was broadcast across Australia to signal the return of contact teams sports in the country.

Players and all staff and officials had to undergo heat checks before entering the stadium and strict health protocols were put in place on the field. (AP) APA APA


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