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NRL’s bold choice pushes Foxtel to go large on AFL

Nine’s capture of additional National Rugby League free-to-air rights helped drive a record fee for the Aussie Rules Australian Football League, as both codes agreed new deals this month.

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Australian commercial broadcaster Seven sealed a deal for free-to-air rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup after outbidding rivals SBS, Nine and Ten.

The EBU is believed to have faced strong competition from commercial broadcasters in some territories but no pan-regional challenger.

Vietnam was the second-last market in which Infront was to agree a deal for the tournament under its mandate covering 26 Asian markets in the eight-year period from 2015 to 2022.

While Mountrigi has made a relatively slim profit on its investment across the 2019-22 cycle, it is expected to earn far more for rights to the 2026 Fifa World Cup, which is to be held across the US, Mexico and Canada.