Trump promised to kickstart the economy again, saying “the cure is worse than the disease” - just as the NRL is finding.
NRL boss Todd Greenberg and chief financial officer Tony Crawford have evaporated any trust league’s key earners have left in the game’s ability to run itself.
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