After six hours of discussions at the John Smith's Stadium, both the Rugby Football League and Super League clubs looked to have agreed to postpone all levels of the game until April 3rd.
44 community Rugby League teams now know what lies ahead of them on the weekend of January 11th/12th
After a week off, the Southern Conference League resumed this week with over 60 points scored in five out of six games.
With six games over the two divisions, plenty of tight, action-packed games meant that, once again, it was another thrilling weekend in the Southern Conference League.
Despite just two games in each division, there was plenty of action with over 200 points scored, and another big win for Hills Hoists
The newly-formed Southern Conference League kicked-off this weekend and there was certainly not a shortage of tries with over 200 points scored across five games, with plenty of players picking up a hat-trick of tries.
With the Southern Conference League kicking off tomorrow afternoon. Here is a team-by-team guide to the teams in both the Western and Eastern Divisions.