National Rugby League (NRL)

Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is close to extending its biggest sports media rights property, free-to-air rights for the National Rugby League, according to local media

The National Rugby League has today (Thursday) been forced into scaling back capacity for Sunday’s Grand Final at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium by 25 per cent due to a Covid-19 outbreak in Queensland, and…

Brisbane will host the National Rugby League’s Premiership Grand Final for the first time after this year’s game was moved from Sydney due to escalating Covid-19 cases in the city.

All three of the main Australian television networks are expected to be allowed to bid for free-to-air rights to the National Rugby League, with the Australian Rugby League Commission said to be looking…

Kevin McCullagh looks at the competition for media rights in Australia, after an outbreak of 'streaming wars' in Australia has injected life into a sports media rights market.

This year's Rugby League World Cup in England has been postponed to 2022, following the earlier withdrawal of the Australia and New Zealand teams

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 was dealt another blow after the 16 clubs in the Australian National Rugby League backed the withdrawal of Australia and New Zealand from the event

Regional Covid-19 lockdowns in Australia are forcing relocations of sports events and teams

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has renewed its media rights for Australia's National Rugby League for five years, from 2023 to 2027

Wellness tech company Therabody signed two Australian sports league sponsorships this April, having entered the local market under its former Theragun corporate name in late 2019

Australia’s National Rugby League has signed up equipment hire provider Coates to a four-year sponsorship of the State of Origin Series.

Australia's National Rugby League has relocated the 2021 Stage of Origin opener to Townsville, Queensland, due to an ongoing Covid-19 outbreak in the state of Victoria

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has chosen to promote the Victoria Bitter brand at this year's State of Origin series as part of its wider National Rugby League (NRL) sponsorship

Former Nine Entertainment managing director of commercial, Alexi Baker, has been named the chief customer and digital officer at Australia’s top-tier domestic rugby competition, the National Rugby League.

Australia's National Rugby League is pondering a major competition restructure aimed at making the competition bigger, increasing matches between local rivals and, ultimately, increasing its value to fans…

Australia’s top-tier domestic rugby league club competition the National Rugby League has become the latest sports body to sign up technology wellness company Therabody as a sponsor.

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Africa to the NRL Australian rugby league competition