National Rugby League (NRL)

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Africa to the NRL Australian rugby league competition

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

Australia's National Rugby League is close to a renegotiation and extension of its domestic media-rights deals with pay-television operator Foxtel and commercial free-to-air broadcaster Nine, according…

Seven has reportedly reached out to the National Rugby League about potentially picking up rights to the Australian club competition, but fellow commercial broadcaster Ten is said to have declined to become…

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel yesterday announced it was laying off 200 staff and furloughing 140 more until the end of June, with chief executive Patrick Delany calling this week the "toughest…

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has today (Thursday) said it will hold talks with aggrieved rights-holder, free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine, after laying out a plan for the Premiership t…

The Australian Rugby League Commission, the sport’s national governing body, is considering splitting matches into four quarters rather than two halves to boost future media-rights income.

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine has named Brent Williams as its new director of sport

The National Rugby League (NRL) is considering whether to bring broadcast production of its matches in-house in the next cycle to increase competition for its rights

Social media giant Facebook has sealed global content partnership agreements in Australia with rugby, Aussie Rules and cricket rights-holders, it said on Wednesday

Australia’s National Rugby League increased the value of its international rights by 25 per cent in a multi-party deal that will lead to the creation of an international OTT platform.

Former rugby league star Benny Elias has called on the Australian National Rugby League to consider acquiring struggling commercial broadcaster Channel Ten.

Fox Sports has launched a channel dedicated to the top division of rugby league in Australia, the National Rugby League, exclusively on pay-television broadcaster Foxtel.