This morning, State Premier Daniel Andrews announced that lockdown in metropolitan Melbourne will be extended until at least 11:59pm, Thursday 19 August.
The same rules will apply meaning that all metropolitan rugby activities (club trainings and competition matches) will be postponed until 11:59pm, Thursday 19 August.
For our Regional Clubs, community sport has reopened for all ages but due to our competition structure and participating Clubs, competition matches will not be going ahead this weekend for any Clubs, including those in regional areas.
For regional club trainings, the following applies:
- Density limits of 1 person per 4 square metres apply
- No more than 100 people are permitted in each indoor space at a facility
- Spectators are still not permitted for community sports at this time.
For more information, please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.
Rugby Victoria will facilitate a meeting tomorrow with club and affiliate Presidents to discuss the season structure.
As always, Rugby Victoria continue to liaise with the Department of Sport and Recreation Victoria and will provide clubs and affiliates with updates as they become available.
Take care, Victoria.