The 2020 TSL season looks more likely to go ahead than not following a promising meeting on Friday.
The seven club presidents met with AFL Tasmania chief executive Trisha Squires and AFL representatives Andrew Dillon and Sam Graham and agreed on going ahead with the season "in some form".
Twelve home and away matches followed by finals has been touted as the best format for a season, which would likely start in July and finish in October.
The year looks sure to throw up financial challenges, yet Squires said clubs were as enthusiastic as ever to get a season off the ground.
"It was a productive meeting and conversation," Squires said.
"It is clear the TSL clubs passion remains for a 2020 season.
"Today's meeting was to ensure the TSL clubs had a greater understanding of the national picture and the significant impacts COVID-19 has had across football in all states and territories.
"The clubs have agreed to work with us on exploring a financially effective model in order to deliver the 2020 season in some form.
"We will now work through the detail together on what a season could look like and what can be achieved."
Stage three restrictions are set to come into play from July 13 onwards, allowing for the resumption of community sport and the gathering of up to 100 people.
TSL clubs will continue conversations with AFL and AFL Tasmania over the next few days.