Rugby Football League (RFL)

IMG's depth of knowledge was a crucial factor in persuading the RFL and Super League Europe to opt for a strategic partnership with the agency rather than accept a private equity bid. Adam Nelson speaks with key stakeholders on how the deal will reshape the sport of rugby union in the UK.
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The Rugby Football League and Super League Europe have finalised a deal that will see the IMG agency working as a strategic partner to their new joint venture over a 12-year period

The IMG agency is set to be named as the strategic partner for the new commercial joint venture set up by the Rugby Football League and Super League (Europe)

The Rugby Football League and Super League (Europe), organising body of the top division of rugby league in the UK, have announced plans to form a new commercial joint venture company as part of a “significant r…

English rugby league national governing body, the Rugby Football League, has signed an extension to its sponsorship contract with British woodcare brand Ronseal

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has added to its events portfolio by landing the 2022 Challenge Cup final, while bookmaker Betfred has agreed a two-year extension to its title sponsorship of the rugby league…

A group of the UK’s leading sports rights-holders have written an open letter to the country’s politicians in support of Covid-19 certification as a ‘credible option’ to enable full capacity stadiums from Ju…

The UK’s National Lottery has agreed a sponsorship deal with the Rugby Football League, through which it will specifically support the development of women’s rugby league.

The BBC and the Rugby Football League have agreed a three-year extension to the public-service broadcaster’s deal for domestic rights to rugby league's Challenge Cup, keeping the competition's latter s…

A new host will be sought for Super League’s Grand Final with Old Trafford unavailable due to Manchester United’s schedule.

Super League rugby and the Rugby Football League are believed to have initiated the sales process in the UK for media rights to their respective properties

The Super League, the top division of rugby league in England, has confirmed its fixture schedule for the resumption of the 2020 season, with triple-headers planned at Leeds’ Headingley Stadium and St H…

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has today (Monday) confirmed an agreement with the Rugby Football League over Super League clubs’ television revenues for the 2020 season, which remains suspended due t…

The UK government has announced an emergency loan of £16m (€18m/$20m) to support rugby league in England, with the manifesto including a commitment to delivering a successful Rugby League World Cup ne…

Canadian rugby league team Ottawa Aces will join the English-based Rugby Football League pyramid in 2021, it has been confirmed

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has extended its long-running rights deal to cover domestic rugby league tournament the Challenge Cup

The Rugby Football League has enhanced the schedule of live games available via its streaming platform, Our League, following talks with domestic rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Sky