The Northern Football Netball League has joined with under senior metropolitan leagues to postpone all community senior and junior football and winter-season netball competitions until the weekend of Saturday, May 2.
The NFNL said this was a “collective decision” of the the NFNL, EDFL, EFNL, SFNL, VAFA and WRFL.
“All Leagues agreed to suspend practice matches effective immediately and recommend that club training ceases until further notice,” said a spokesman for the group.
“The Leagues will re-convene on Tuesday, April 14 to review and/or confirm this commencement date, subject to the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This decision has been reached with consideration to consistency, league and club sustainability and the health and welfare of all stakeholders,” explained the statement released by the group.