Just when Essendon was getting its head above water after the drugs ban debacle, it’s now counting the human cost of yet another crisis.
Whether the NRL resumes in two months or a year, it will likely be missing some clubs as the competition comes to terms with shutdown decision.
Malthouse: What it takes to succeed with no supporters and 17-round season.
Fox Sport’s Mark Bosnich says football has to be applauded for going ahead with season amid COVID-19
Chief executive Gillon McLachlan’s brave decision to forge ahead with the Round 1 fixture was the correct one, Mark Robinson writes.
Many of the 16 NRL clubs are already losing millions of dollars without the added effect of coronavirus and are facing bankruptcy