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Australia’s WNBL ‘earns first media rights income’ in deals with Nine and ESPN

WNBL Grand Final series between Melbourne Boomers and Perth Lynx, April 2022. (Photo by Kelly Defina/Getty Images)

Broadcasters Nine and ESPN have acquired domestic media rights for Australia's Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) in two-season deals covering 2022-23 and 2023-24.

Nine will stream live coverage of 68 regular-season games plus selected finals games on its freeplatform 9Now. Pay-television broadcaster ESPN will show 16 regular-season games plus finals games.

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