The Melbourne Storm saw their hopes of winning the NRL crown dashed at the final hurdle, suffering a 21-6 defeat at the hands of the Sydney Roosters in the 2018 Grand Final. Craig Bellamy’s outfit enjoyed a fine campaign, but were outplayed in the title contest.
Brookvale Oval – 21,000 - seater Rugby Stadium
Situated in Brookvale park in Brookvale, New South Wales, Australia is Brookvale Oval, a rugby stadium and one of Australia’s finest sporting grounds. This stadium also goes by its commercial sponsorship name – Lottoland, which is the name of a jackpot betting company. This state-of-the-art rugby stadium is the property of the Northern Beaches Council.
The NRL today launched its Strategic Plan for 2018-22, a blueprint which will set up the game’s long-term future.
Betfred Super League can confirm the World Club Challenge between St Helens and the NRL’s Sydney Roosters will take place at The Totally Wicked Stadium on Saturday 22 February (TV kick off 7:45pm local Time). Please see TV Kick-Off Times for UK, Australia, New Zealand and USA below.
TV Coverage: The game will be shown live on Sky Sports in the UK. Coverage for Australia is yet to be confirmed but more than likely Fox Sports will cover the game. Sky Sports in New Zealand will also more than likely cover the clash.
The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) held its monthly meeting today, with regular agenda items including updates across football, integrity, and the future footprint of the game.
The NRL has announced the ten players who have been shortlisted for election to the Immortals.
North Queensland Cowboys player Johnathan Thurston will become the 30th player to achieve the 300-game milestone when he plays against Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks on Friday night.