The New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) has appointed Greg Peters, former chief executive of Sanzaar, the umbrella body for the national rugby unions in Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, as its new leader as it seeks to bounce back from a chastening 2017 World Cup campaign.
Everton chief executive Robert Elstone is quitting the English Premier League football club to become the new head of Super League, the body that organises England’s top rugby league competition.
Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has extended its partnership with US sports technology, data and content company Stats.
The Carlaw Heritage Trust and Autex Industries have struck a deal to acquire the Auckland-based Vodafone Warriors National Rugby League franchise from long-time owner Eric Watson.
The New South Wales government has opted to refurbish instead of rebuild Sydney’s ANZ Stadium as part of a revamp of a major stadium redevelopment plan that will ensure the venue continues to host the Grand Final of Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) for the next 25 years.
Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has confirmed the launch of a Women’s Premiership, with automotive company Holden signing on to title sponsor the inaugural event this year.
Todd Greenberg, chief executive of Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL), has revealed that regular-season matches could be played in the US as early as next year amid plans to further grow the profile of rugby league in the country.
The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has elected recently retired chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC), John Grant, as its new chairman.
England and New Zealand will compete in an international game in Denver later this year as part of a long-term deal to promote rugby league in the United States ahead of its co-hosting of the World Cup in 2025.
The Adelaide Oval has been awarded hosting rights to one of the matches during the 2020 edition of the State of Origin, the annual Australian rugby league series.
Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has dismissed concern over the financial state of the game after posting a A$3.7m (€2.4m/$3m) loss for 2017, stating the injection of fresh revenue from its impending new broadcast rights cycle will lead to a significant change in fortunes.
A consortium of supporters has completed its takeover of English Super League rugby league club Salford Red Devils.
Nigel Wood has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF), days after announcing that he would step down from the same position at the Rugby Football League, the sport’s governing body in England.
Nigel Wood has announced that he is to step down from his position as chief executive of the Rugby Football League, which governs rugby league in England.
The Ukraine Rugby League has announced a revamp of its top competition which will see five regional Super League franchises put in place, allied to English clubs.