The first game back upon the NRL's resumption saw Parramatta Eels maintain their 100 per cent start by beating Brisbane Broncos.
Peter V'landys claims Australia's premier rugby league competition should have continued amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The NRL released its full draw for 2020, with State of Origin to be played in November.
Brisbane Broncos and Parramatta Eels will kick-off the league's return on May 28, though venues are still to be confirmed.
Mitchell Pearce and Mitchell Moses were in fine form for the Newcastle Knights and Parramatta Eels, who were both big winners.
Reed Mahoney grabbed the only try of the game as the Parramatta Eels landed a season-opening win over the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL.
Parramatta Eels handed Dylan Brown a three-year contract extension, extinguishing rumours he could leave for an NRL rival.
Rather than continue his playing career elsewhere, Tim Mannah will stay with the Parramatta Eels to work in their commercial team.
Josh Addo-Carr's double during a first-half blitz helped Melbourne Storm to a big win over Parramatta Eels in a one-sided semi-final.