No spectators allowed at rugby union finals at Woy Woy
Central Coast Rugby Union will play three of its finals games at Woy Woy oval, but only players and officials will be able to attend.
The games will be played on Saturdays, September 19 and 26 and October 3.
The grand final will be a ticketed event at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford on October 10.
"The first three weeks of the finals series, which will be played at Woy Woy Oval, will be a closed venue," said Union president Mr Larry Thomson.
"There will be no spectators allowed into the venue, with only players and officials gaining entry.
"This decision was necessary because of the current Covid restrictions of a maximum of 500 people attending these events.
"This 500 person limit includes everyone, even players and officials.
"These three days of finals will be live-streamed."
Mr Thomson said: "The grand final on October 10 will be at Central Coast Stadium.
"As a ticketed venue, Central Coast Stadium will allow up to 4000 spectators to attend.
"All tickets will need to be purchased pre match.
"No tickets will be available at the gate."
Mr Thomson said the grand final would be conducted in a safe and well resourced environment, and would meet all covid restrictions.
"It will allow fans to be an active part of the day."
Media release, 1 Sep 2020
Larry Thomson, CCRU