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New Zealand Warriors granted permission for Australian arrival during COVID-19

New Zealand Warriors granted permission for Australian arrival during COVID-19
May 2, 2020

The NRL has received final approval for the New Zealand Warriors to fly into Australia to isolate, train and play prior to the League's resumption on 28th May.

The Warriors will arrive in Tamworth tomorrow afternoon, where they will enter 14 days of isolation in Tamworth, during which they will be permitted to train in the lead-up to the recommencement of the Telstra Premiership.

Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) Chairman Peter V’landys thanked the Federal and NSW Governments for their assistance in the matter, noting “this is an excellent outcome for rugby league and another step towards the competition resuming on 28th May.

“I want to thank the Federal and State Governments, in particular Border Force and NSW State Emergency Operation Centre for their assistance in making the Warriors arrival a reality.

“The club will follow the strictest biosecurity protocols and, like all clubs, will participate in an education day about the protocols on Monday morning.”

Image shows the Warriors in 2016.

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