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Australia Rugby League

Australia name team for USA match – Kangaroos tweak game in bid to jump...

Date: 15/11/13

Australia head coach Tim Sheens has named his 19 man squad to play USA at Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium on Saturday (13:00).

Kangaroos could fall further behind in World Rankings

Date: 30/10/15

The international Rugby League season is now in full flow. England (3) will host a major test series against the World Number 1 ranked New Zealand starting on Saturday (UK time). Its a three-game series and the outcome could have a dramatic effect on the world rankings.

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

Australia add 12 players to train-on squad for PMXIII and 2014 Four Nations

Date: 18/9/14

Australian Rugby League have added 7 Brisbane Broncos players and 5 Melbourne storm players to the train-on squad for the upcoming Prime Minister XIII match against Papua New Guinea along with the 2014 Rugby League Four Nations.

Australian Government gets behind NRL Pacific Strategy

Date: 10/4/15

The NRL today welcomed a $500,000 Federal Government grant for the game’s Pacific Strategy, which uses rugby league to deliver important programs around health, education and other social issues.

The Hon Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs, made the announcement in Townsville today alongside NRL chief executive Dave Smith and Ewen Jones, the Federal Member for Herbert.

Sam Burgess

The biggest player contracts in Rugby League

There’s no doubt that when players want to make money in Rugby League, there’s only one place to go—the NRL. It’s the biggest league in the sport in terms of both sponsorship and fan base, so it should come as no surprise that it’s also home to the biggest player contracts. With this in mind, we’ve decided to take a closer look at just how much money the superstars of the NRL are on.

Australian Kangaroos

Kangaroos name 2021 RLWC Squad

The Australian Rugby League Commission has today confirmed the following squad to represent the Gallagher Kangaroos at the Rugby League World Cup 2021. The Kangaroos selectors have named 13 debutants in the squad, which...
Australian Rugby League

Australia name team for Ireland match – Cool Aussies want to warm-up with win...

Date: 8/11/13

Australia head coach Tim Sheens has named his squad to play Ireland at Thomond Park on Saturday (20:00)

2015 NRL Draw

2015 NRL Draw – fixture list and kick-off time details

The 2015 NRL Draw is the biggest yet. The NRL worked overtime to get the scheduling right for 2015 with many big matches that will make rugby league fans very happy.

In one of the biggest changes to Channel 9's broadcast of the NRL, Sunday games will be live at 4pm in 2015. 

TV: Once again the 2015 National Rugby League (NRL) will be broadcast via Channel 9 and Fox Sports. In Australia Channel nine will cover Friday night and Sunday afternoon games along with the scheduled Thursday night fixtures. Fox Sports will cover all other games played on Saturday, Sunday and Monday night.

TV Times in EST and Local times are also listed below in a round by round summary of NRL fixtures. 

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.