The NRL will sit with the state ’s chief medical officer Tuesday dawn since the league ramps up its own attempts to ward off the danger of this coronavirus.
The meeting professor Brendan Murphy includes a day after ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys expressed optimism in the match &# 2 8217;s future.
“We’ve got some biosecurity advice today (Monday) which has made me a little bit more confident moving forward,” V’landys stated on NRL 360 on Monday.
“We’re meeting with the chief medical officer (Tuesday) morning to get further advice. We want to make these decisions with the best available information.”
NRL officials may also discuss preventative steps together with health minister Greg Hunt, who’s predicted the virus epidemic to endure six months.
But, since it stands, the team remains determined to push ahead of their period despite a number of sporting codes suspending their rivals.
V’landys insisted the regulating body wouldn’t be hurried into making the identical call, which could have a catastrophic financial consequences.
“We want to have that lever in our armoury to suspend the season when we have to. It’s a bit premature to do it on the available advice that we have now,” he explained.
In that a indication of its endeavor to maintain their players healthy, the team has organised chartered flights for groups traveling for their matches this weekend.
V’landys also said players had to cut back their social action.
“We’ll minimise the risk as much as possible,” he explained.
“But at the end of it, it’ll be the player. As long as the player is educated and reduces the social activity… they’re not going to the pub, not going to a restaurant, staying at home, etc., we’ll be in a good position.”