NRL continues push for splitting into two conferences despite concerns
Australian rugby league commissioner Peter Beattie has described the prospect of conferences in the NRL as a “huge shake-up” but is adamant no decision has been made.
- The NRL is considering splitting the competition into two conferences
- Under one plan, one conference would be exclusively Sydney clubs
- Those in the game have raised concerns about clubs in a non-Sydney conference
Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V’landys and NRL chief executive Andrew Abdo have been meeting with clubs to set out their vision for the sport.
That includes splitting the competition into two conferences, with one being made up of only Sydney teams.
“We’ll look at what’s in the interest of the game,” he said on Monday at the launch of State of Origin…