Rugby League

The Cronulla Sharks of Australia's National Rugby League is on the hunt for a new stadium naming-rights partner to replace sports betting company PointsBet, amid a country-wide clampdown on gambling advertising

The Dolphins National Rugby League team has been forced to downgrade its sponsorship agreement with medicinal cannabis sponsor Alternaleaf over breaches of Australian advertising laws,

Two Australian National Rugby League teams, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs, have agreed to extend a block on betting sponsorship for a further three years.

National Rugby League (NRL) team The Dolphins has become the first sports team in Australia to have a medicinal cannabis sponsor in Alternaleaf.

Australasia's National Rugby League will find itself in its strongest-ever financial position when it comes to negotiate its next domestic media-rights deal, after reporting record revenues topping A$700m (€424m/$458m).

English rugby league's top-tier Super League is to receive its largest ever international exposure for the forthcoming 2024 season through the addition of six broadcast agreements.

Super League, the top tier of rugby league in the UK, will receive live coverage on the BBC for the first time after the public-service broadcaster struck a new three-year deal with Rugby League Commercial, the league’s commercial rights-holder.

Rugby League Commercial (RLC), the joint venture between Super League and the Rugby Football League (RFL) that acts as commercial rights-holder, has unveiled a new global, direct-to-consumer streaming service for the sport’s top division in the UK.

Two of Australian sport's annual showpiece events drew bumper television audiences over the weekend, but neither the Australian Football League nor the National Rugby League Grand Finals could supplant…

Super League, the top tier of rugby league in the UK, is close to striking an exclusive pay-television rights deal with Sky in its domestic market for a further three years, closing the book on a sales process in which the league explored every possible option to secure a better offer.

The National Rugby League (NRL) has detailed plans to start its 2024 campaign in Las Vegas, in what will mark the first regular-season games held outside of Australia and New Zealand.

International Rugby League (IRL) has announced that the next edition of the Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) will take place in the Southern Hemisphere in 2026, with wide-ranging reforms detailed, including the sport’s first formal international calendar, in the wake of France dropping hosting rights to the 2025 RLWC.

The Australian Rugby League Commission and New South Wales Government have agreed a fresh one-year deal for this season’s NRL and NRLW Premiership Grand Finals to remain at Sydney’s Accor Stadium, with the long-term home of the events remaining uncertain.

Australian commercial free-to-air broadcaster Nine has ramped up its commitment to the National Women's Rugby League by announcing it will make all 48 games from the expanded 2023 season available live…

Sports rights and marketing company TGI Sport has further expanded its portfolio by acquiring Australian talent management agency, SFX Sports Group

Qatar is one of four nations to have expressed initial interest in the now vacant hosting rights for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC), according to International Rugby League (IRL)

Rugby league officials in New Zealand are in talks with their Australian counterparts about bringing the Rugby League World Cup to the two countries in 2025, in the wake of France dropping its hosting…

France has pulled out of hosting the Rugby League World Cup in 2025, saying it cannot guarantee the financial viability of the tournament