Australia and New Zealand have signed up for the rescheduled 2021 Rugby League World Cup, organisers have confirmed.
Terry O'Connor says Australia and New Zealand must re-think their decision not to take part in the Rugby League World Cup.
Australia and New Zealand have been branded "selfish, parochial and cowardly" over their decision to pull out of the Rugby League World Cup due to coronavirus concerns.
The Rugby League World Cup will go ahead as planned this autumn, with official confirmation expected on Wednesday.
A last-minute penalty secured Queensland back-to-back Women's State of Origin titles after overcoming New South Wales 8-6.
The cousin of Australia's rugby league captain Boyd Cordner died in hospital on Thursday, five days after suffering a blow to the head during a match in Newcastle.