The Sydney Roosters Round 2 fixture against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles has been relocated to Leichhardt Oval.
Originally scheduled to be played at Central Coast Stadium, the Roosters have elected to relocate the fixture following the National Rugby League’s (NRL) announcement that all Round 2 NRL games will be played behind closed doors.
“While we were looking forward to hosting the Sea Eagles at Central Coast Stadium, the Club has taken this decision with the view that while the match will be played without Member and fan attendance, the priority remains to take every precaution to ensure the welfare of all players and staff participating in the match,” said Roosters COO Jarrod Johnstone.
“We feel that minimising travel for all parties is an important precaution, and extend our thanks to the NRL, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and Fox Sports for working with us to make this happen,” added Mr Johnstone.
The match is scheduled to kick off at 5.30pm on Saturday, March 21 and can be viewed live on Fox League.