Finally! There's a reason to be thankful for Victorians. I know, crazy right, but strange things happen in pandemics. They've highlighted the importance of having a new Civic Stadium in Canberra. Next week's State of Origin series opener was meant to be held at the MCG on Wednesday night, but the Victorian COVID-19 lockdown put a line through that. The NRL mooted Canberra Stadium as a possible replacement venue, albeit not overly enthusiastically.