LOCAL SPORT STATUS UPDATES

As the coronavirus situation continues to impact on local clubs and organisations, NBN News is your one-stop location for the latest developments, postponements and cancellations.

If your sporting competition or community group has an important update to share with members or the public, email your information and contact details to news@nbntv.com.au

HUNTER

Basketball

Newcastle Basketball – All competitions suspended

School programs – proceeding as scheduled

Cricket

Newcastle & District Cricket Association – season canceled effective immediately

Netball

Newcastle Netball Association – all competitions postponed until 2 May, 2020

Rugby League

Indigenous All Stars v Newcastle All Stars – Saturday 21 March – postponed

Newcastle Rugby League Competition – The NSWRL has made the decision to suspend major competitions until 31 May.

NRL – as scheduled at closed stadiums

Rugby Union

Newcastle & Hunter Rugby Union – all competitions postponed until May

Football

A-League – to continue at closed stadiums, pending schedule change.

Northern NSW FootballAll grassroots football suspended April 14.

Hockey

Hockey NSW – All hockey competitions and all related hockey activities (including training) in NSW suspended May 2.

AFL

Hunter/Central Coast AFL – AFL Hunter Central Coast 2020 season, Auskick, junior, senior and social competitions will be postponed until May 31st 2020.

Lawn Bowls

Lawn Bowls NSW – All bowls events suspended for an indefinite period.

Water Polo

Water Polo Aus – The OVO Australian Waterpolo League will be terminated for 2020, the 2020 WPA National Championships due to be held in Adelaide in May will be cancelled and the Open Championships (Country and Masters) due to be held on the Gold Coast in May will be postponed.

Motorsport

Lismore Speedway– Remainder of season cancelled.

Athletics

Little Athletics – NSW Little Athletics State Championships cancelled

  1. Senior training sessions and fixtures should only be attended by players, team officials, match officials and volunteers who are essential to the conduct of the activity;
  2. Junior training sessions and fixtures should only be attended by players accompanied by one parent, team officials, match officials and volunteers who are essential to the conduct of the activity;
  3. Parents attending junior football should exercise social distancing and spread out around the pitch i.e. not congregate in close proximity wither side of half-way when watching fixtures;
  4. Players should refrain from any interaction including post goal celebrations which include close contact. A fist pump is adequate in the current circumstances
  5. Players, team officials and match officials should refrain from shaking hands and/or embracing before and after matches
  6. Team huddles should be avoided, and
  7. Team meetings in enclosed change rooms should be kept to a minimum.

CENTRAL COAST

RUGBY LEAGUE

All Central Coast league related activities including training and trials have been postponed until the first week of May.

While all major New South Wales competitions have been suspended until May 31.

RUGBY UNION

All rugby related activities including training and trials have been postponed until the first week of May.

TAREE

FOOTBALL

All football events and training postponed until April 14.

HOCKEY

All hockey events and training postponed until May 1.

NETBALL

All netball games and training postponed until May 2.

NORTHERN RIVERS

RUGBY UNION

All training and games postponed until after May 1.

RUGBY LEAGUE

All training and games postponed until after May 1.

CRICKET

LJ Hooker League semi finals and finals cancelled.

SPEEDWAY

Lismore Speedway closed until October 2020.

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