National Rugby League (NRL)
Premier Sports Asia renewed its rights in more than 20 markets in Asia for Australia’s National Rugby League at a flat fee in the face of minimal competition.
Pay broadcaster Premier Sports Asia has acquired exclusive live rights in more than 20 markets in Asia for Australia's National Rugby League in a five-year deal from 2023 to 2027
The Australian Football League's recent record domestic media rights deals have put pressure on the management of the National Rugby League over its own domestic rights valuation
The opening match of this year’s State of Origin rugby league representative series drew 1.8
Pay-television operator Sky New Zealand has announced a deal with media company Discovery that will see three rugby league matches televised on Discovery’s free-to-air channel Three and streaming service T…
The National Rugby League has granted permission for the New Zealand Warriors to extend their principal sponsorship deal with telco Vodafone following a long-running dispute between the franchise and the…
German pay-television sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired platform-neutral rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to show Australia’s National Rugby League from 2022 to 2024.
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.
Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is close to extending its biggest sports media rights property, free-to-air rights for the National Rugby League, according to local media
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…
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has renewed its media rights for Australia's National Rugby League for five years, from 2023 to 2027
Former Nine Entertainment managing director of commercial, Alexi Baker, has been named the chief customer and digital officer at Australia’s top-tier domestic rugby competition, the National Rugby League.
Alexi Baker, former Nine Entertainment managing director of commercial, is believed to be in talks to become chief operating officer at Australia’s top-tier domestic rugby competition, the National Rugby L…
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.