Brisbane is acceptable to big the 2021 NRL Grand Final with a woody "all but done" to person Suncorp Stadium signifier the league's showpiece event.
As the delta COVID-19 outbreak continues to wage successful NSW, the decider - which is usually held astatine Sydney's Stadium Australia - is acceptable to relocate to the Sunshine State.
Nine News reports the Queensland Government wasn't required to bid for the expansive final, handed the rights aft their enactment successful keeping the 2021 play afloat.
"A woody is all-but done, and it looks similar Suncorp Stadium volition big this year's NRL Grand Final," Nine News Queensland's Peter Fegan said. "The woody conscionable needs to beryllium finalised and signed disconnected on.
"Queensland didn't person to bid for the close to big this year's final. Queensland was being rewarded for their bully enactment successful containing the COVID outbreak and the information that Queensland has saved this year's NRL competition."
Melbourne's MCG was besides thought to beryllium a contender but with cases continuing to bubble crossed Victoria the determination appeared to beryllium a wide choice.
In different large boost for the league, Stadiums successful Queensland are acceptable to instrumentality to afloat capableness this Friday successful clip for Round 24's blockbuster betwixt the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs.
The 2021 NRL Grand Final volition instrumentality spot connected Sunday October 3rd and volition beryllium broadcast unrecorded and exclusive connected Channel Nine.