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.
Date: Friday 16 February 2018
Teams: Melbourne Storm v Leeds Rhinos
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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.
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.
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 NATION OVERVIEW
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.
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.