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Australia's pro rugby league is among the major sports around the world dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Rugby League has decided to continue on with games even as Australia has outlawed gatherings of more than 500 people.
The league limited people in attendance to meet the country’s requirements, and they now have a special ball washer who is expected to keep everything on the field clean, according to TMZ Sports.
On Thursday in Sydney, the North Queensland Cowboys squared off against the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium, which was filled with about 240 people.
Professional rugby is very similar to football in a sense. So during this worldwide pandemic, players are expected to tackle, while sweating and breathing on each other, which is the total opposite of what health experts across the globe have advised.
In the U.S., all major sports organizations have been shut down.
As of Friday, there is currently no timetable on when U.S. sporting events will resume.