Rugby union is the last major sporting code left standing in the ACT lockdown but the fate of its 2021 John I Dent Cup season is balanced on a knife's edge.
It is understood ACT Rugby officials are poised to make a call on Wednesday to either end the season or stage a late bid to salvage the finals.
AFL Canberra, Canberra Region Rugby League and Capital Football have all cancelled the remainder of their seasons.
NSW health restrictions have indicated regional areas such as Queanbeyan will be required to have a case free fortnight for the chance to come out of lockdown.
The ACT government will release a roadmap on Tuesday, however the road to normality will be a slow process.
ACT Rugby officials have been locked in conversations with club officials in recent weeks searching for ways to salvage the remainder of the senior season after junior competitions were cancelled.
Premier grades had one round to play before the finals series, while first division competitions were poised to begin the playoffs before the ACT went into lockdown.
A handful of club rugby competitions have been derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic this season.
Rugby Victoria announced on Wednesday the Dewar Shield will be cancelled, following the lead of the Shute Shield, while club rugby continues in Adelaide and Perth.
The University of Queensland were crowned premiers after beating GPS to claim Queensland Premier Rugby's Hospital Cup last weekend.
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