Newcastle’s McDonald Jones Stadium will reportedly host game three of the 2021 State of Origin series amid the ongoing lockdown in Greater Sydney.
On Wednesday morning, reports indicated the NSW government would extend the stay-at-home order by at least a week.
NSW has recorded 330 locally acquired cases since the eastern suburbs outbreak began in June thanks to the highly infectious Delta strain of Covid-19.
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Sydney Olympic Park’s Stadium Australia therefore would not be able to host the Origin finale on Wednesday, July 14.