World News – AU – Wildcats preseason game BACK ON

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UPDATE: Perth’s NBL preseason game against the Hawks will begin tonight with a new start time, with the Wildcats saving the game just as it was about to be canceled.

Anyone who has been since 11. Moved to WA from NSW on December 12th will need to self-isolate immediately and stay there until a negative COVID-19 test result is returned, as an outbreak occurred on Sydney’s northern beaches by mid-17th afternoon.

It cast doubt on the Illawarra-based Hawks, who arrived in Perth three days ago and went to court on the scheduled pre-season clash.

About 90 minutes before the planned 6. 30 p.m. tip, it was clear that the game would not go on.

The staff had prepared to leave the arena but were soon seen donning masks and gloves in the foyer.

At 5. At 3 p.m., the Wildcats confirmed they had saved the game, with a later start time of 7 p.m..

The teams received an exemption from the government based on the protocols the NBL had made prior to their season.

In a statement, the NBL said it had received clearance for the impending clash from WA Chief Health Officer Andrew Robertson.

« Players and employees of both clubs have been subject to strict COVID protocols for 10 days. Based on this, the Chief Health Officer of the NBL has announced that an exemption has been granted to allow the teams to play tonight, ”it says.

« Hawks players and staff will be subject to COVID-19 testing ahead of today’s game. They will return to their hotel after the game and have received permission from the Chief Health Officer to return to Sydney tomorrow.

« Wildcats players and staff will also be tested tomorrow and will remain in self-quarantine until their results have been returned, as requested by the Chief Health Officer. ”

Wildcats players took to the pitch around 4am. 30pm to warm up to prepare for the possible game. The Hawks were training in the same location earlier in the day.

Perth Wildcats, The Hawks

World News – AU – Wildcats preseason game BACK ON
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Ref: https://www.perthnow.com.au

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