THE start of the Group Three Junior Rugby League season has been put on hold for a week with the competition now to kickoff on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7.
Matches were to start this weekend, with girl's league tag on Friday evening and the remaining grades on Saturday.
"Group Three Junior Rugby League's directors, in consultation with MidCoast Council and Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, made the decision to call round one a washout round and move it to July 16,'' Group Three JRL president Warren Blissett explained.
"Our current advice is that only Tuncurry may be open for play.''
However, Mr Blissett said there are no plans to extend the season, with semi-finals due to start the weekend of August 12, 13 and 14.
Girl's league tag grand finals will be at Laurieton on Friday, September 2 with the under 10 to 12 grades at Port Macquarie Regional Stadium on Saturday, September 3 and the under 13s to 16s at Harry Elliott Oval at Tuncurry on Sunday, September 4.
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