That being said, NRL boss Peter V'landys insists the NRL have a deal with the Queensland government that will allow teams to fly in and out of the state for games.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said community transmission had increased.
"We have to do everything we can ..."
She said: "Queensland will close its borders to all of Greater Sydney".
"Now is not the time for Queenslanders to be going to Greater Sydney".
The announcement blindsided NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who didn't seem too pleased at a press conference - saying it would hurt Queensland much more than it would hurt NSW.
"I note that the cases they have had up there, announced today are all from Victoria".
Ms Palaszczuk said she is surprised people are still trying to enter the state when they are clearly ineligible.
"We're always constantly making sure we're ready, just like we do for cyclones and floods, we always get together all of our key agencies to make sure they are prepared", she said.
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Sydney-siders will need to put that Sunshine State holiday on hold.
We do not want a second wave here.
Previous year alone, NSW visitors pumped in more than $23.5 million into Queensland.
The closure of Queensland's border to visitors from the Greater Sydney region will result in an estimated $100 million loss of revenue to the Far North's tourism industry in the latest blow to the region's economy.
"The QLD premier has once again sought to kill a flea with a sledge hammer", Dr Beirman told news.com.au. Under the new restrictions Titans players would be required to quarantine for two weeks on their return to Queensland.
They will not both remain in Queensland for that period, before travelling to Western Australia to join the Perth-based AFL hub.
It was a decision NSW and Victoria rejected, instead keeping their doors open and encouraging regional tourism as coronavirus cases started to dip.
"No, there are no plans at all to recolate the Queensland teams", he said. There is also a number of close contacts in both of their households. Cases linked to the Crossroads Hotel, Thai Rock and Batemans Bay Soldiers Club clusters have been shown to all be linked to virus strains in Victoria, where residents are now in lockdown due to the dramatic rise in community transmissions. "I think that is very sensible. and I support that strongly".