National Rugby League (NRL)
The National Rugby League and its commercial rights-holder, the Australian Rugby League Commission, will achieve a satisfactory return for the league’s global media rights from 2023 to 2027.
An outbreak of ‘streaming wars’ in Australia has injected life into a sports media rights market that this time last year looked threatened by a sharp decline.
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…
Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel will save A$180m ($129m/€109m) over the next three years in reduced fees negotiated for its sports media-rights deals.
Australia’s top domestic federations have accepted significant short-term rights-fee cuts in renegotiated deals with domestic broadcasters, prioritising income security in the aftermath of the Covid-19 shutdown.
As major sports properties return to action, the attention of broadcasters in Asia-Pacific is turning to rights-fee rebates and other forms of compensation for the Covid-19 interruption.
Australian telco Telstra is set to lose its National Rugby League mobile rights after the current cycle ends in 2022, as the league looks to preserve greater exclusivity for its television partners
Australia's National Rugby League has been reported by local media to be this week agreeing seven-year domestic media rights deals worth nearly A$2.3bn ($1.5bn/€1.4bn).
Australian broadcasters Foxtel and Nine are seeking reductions in their rights fees for the NRL this year of between 16 per cent and 24 per cent, according to the Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) chair Peter V’landys has been encouraged by a “constructive and cooperative” meeting with Hugh Marks, chief executive of free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine,…
Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven has rejected reports it will seek to bid for rights to domestic rugby league competition the NRL
Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine has named Brent Williams as its new director of sport