League: Rain forces postponement of Anzac test

Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney.
Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney.
The Anzac test has been postponed for the first time ever in Australia after torrential rain hit Brisbane ahead of tonight's trans-Tasman clash.

The NRL also called off the curtain-raiser - the women's test between Australia's Jillaroos and New Zealand's Kiwi Ferns - which was scheduled to kick off at 7.30pm.

Organisers monitored the sodden Suncorp Stadium before making a final call on the test at 8.20pm. The match will now be played on Sunday.

Only once in rugby league history has a test involving Australia been postponed.

It occurred way back in 1948 in the Australia-Great Britain third Ashes test at Bradford due to fog.

Heavy showers have hit south-east Queensland for the past 24 hours, flooding Brisbane suburbs, cutting highways and disrupting public transport.

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