PREVIEW | Rick Edgerton looks ahead to tomorrow night's #Origin series opener at ANZ Stadium
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The ARL will measure the dimensions of Ericsson Stadium this afternoon to see if the field meets international specifications ahead of tomorrow night's Tri-Nations rugby league Test between Australia and New Zealand.
The Australians are concerned the Kiwis will reduce the width of the field and length of the in-goals in a bid to curb the Kangaroos attacking game as they did in a Test last year. ARL chief executive Geoff Carr on Tuesday sent a fax to the game's governing body in New Zealand detailing his concerns, but had not yet had a firm reply as to what they intended to do with the field's dimensions.
If they are not acceptable Carr will consider getting the International Rugby League Federation to intervene.