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V'landys: Safety rules will be benchmark for all sports

ARL Commission chairman Peter V'landys believes the safety protocols the NRL is looking to institute when the season restarts will be the benchmark for all sports to follow.

The ARL Commission met on Tuesday and the Project Apollo innovations committee will reconvene on Wednesday to discuss plans surrounding the proposed May 28 kick-off date for the Telstra Premiership to start up again.

Thursday marks one month since the competition was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"They are very comprehensive and I reckon will be the benchmark for other sports," V'landys told AAP in reference to the NRL's planned safety protocols.

"It's been compiled using all different experts. [Apollo committee members] Troy Grant and Wayne Pearce have done a fantastic job and I think anyone who sees them will realise the risk is minimal.

"There will be minimal risk to the players and the community.

"And they would probably be at more of a risk if they didn't play than if they did play."