Sunday, September 25, 2022
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
2017 NRL TV Deal

NRL 2 Billion broadcast deal will also see a 24/7 Rugby League channel in...

Date: 27/11/15

Rugby League will reach more fans than ever before – both in Australia and globally – under a massive new NRL broadcast deal unveiled today.

The ARL Commission, Nine Network, News Corp Australia, FOX SPORTS, and Telstra have formed a partnership to provide free to air television, pay television and mobile coverage of Rugby League for five years from 2018.

New South Wales Rugby League

NSWRL to play three Grand Finals at Bankwest Stadium in 2020

The NSWRL will host a blockbuster Grand Final day on Sunday 27 September at the world-class Bankwest Stadium in Western Sydney with the winners to be crowned in all the state’s major competitions for 2020 including the...
2018 World Club Challenge

Melbourne to host Leeds in World Club Challenge, Fixture Details



Fixture Details
Date: Friday 16 February 2018
Teams: Melbourne Storm v Leeds Rhinos
Kick-off: 8pm
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date: 14/11/17

NRL Premiers Melbourne Storm will host Super League Premiers Leeds Rhinos in the 2018 World Club Challenge to determine the world’s best rugby league team.


Dave Smith resigns as Chief Executive of NRL

Date: 20/10/15

ARLC Chairman, Mr John Grant and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Dave Smith today announced that Mr Smith will complete his contract with the NRL on 30th November 2015.

Mr Smith said that with another highly successful NRL season just finished and the ARLC financial year end approaching, it was the ideal time for the game to plan for the next phase of its future.

Australia v Samoa RLWC2017

NSWRL pays tribute to True Blue Boyd Cordner

The NSWRL has paid tribute to True Blue Boyd Cordner after the former Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues captain announced his retirement from Rugby League effective immediately.The Sydney Roosters and former Australian captain made the announcement today after...
Jillaroos 2017 WLRWC

Jillaroos name team to face Canada in final pool match

Date: 21/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

The Harvey Norman Jillaroos will take on Canada tomorrow afternoon in their final World Cup pool match before the semi-finals this weekend.

Australia Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Australia snapshot and rugby league results


Information on this page was updated - 3/5/2014

Foundation Year - 1908

International Team - Australian Kangaroos

Highest finish in World Cup - Winners World Cup Final (1957, 1968, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1985 - 1988, 1989 - 1992, 1995, 2000, 2013)

Top level domestic competition - National Rugby League (NRL), runs from March to October. The season has 26 rounds. After the last round a 4-week final series commences involving the top 8 teams. NRL teams are located in Australia and New Zealand.

Australian Kangaroos

NRL just can’t win

By Brian Lowe, Date: 14/7/18

It’s funny isn’t it. The brouhaha following the World Cup that spilled over into the lead up to the Denver game centered on criticism of the NRL for not immediately drinking the kool-aid about growing the game internationally.


Greg Inglis and Shaun Johnson to launch 2015 NRL calendar


Date: 25/1/15

The biggest NRL calendar to date will be launched by two of the biggest names in Rugby League in South Sydney’s Premiership-winning fullback Greg Inglis and Warriors and New Zealand halfback Shaun Johnson.

On a historic night for the NRL on Thursday, Inglis and Johnson will officially launch a 10-month calendar of Rugby League on Auckland’s waterfront.