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Coronavirus latest: AFL throws towel, World Rugby cancellations, and more

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan speaks to the media during an press conference at AFL House on March 18 (by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The Australian Football League has suspended its men's season until May 31. It also scrapped its women's season mid-finals and will not award the championship.

The decision was announced on Sunday, after the AFL's first round was played behind closed doors at the end of last week. It came in the wake of several Australian states ordering self-isolation for all entering travellers.

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