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Queensland closure forces Sydney teams to move

Tom McCartin of the Swans (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

The Australian state of Queensland will from Saturday deny entry to visitors from Sydney, prompting some sports leagues and teams in the country to once again rejig their plans for current seasons.

Australia's state governments have shut their borders to each other periodically during the pandemic in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The country had largely opened back up until a few weeks ago, when an outbreak in Melbourne, and later Sydney, prompted city and state lockdowns to restart.

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