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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.

Pay-television operator Foxtel appears to be in the box seat to retain Rugby Australia’s broadcast rights after telecoms operator Optus was said to have opted against participating in the governing body’s lat…

The low value of Rugby Australia's recent media-rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has increased the financial pressure on the union

US-based private equity firm KKR is in talks with Rugby Australia about an investment in the sport, it has been reported

Embattled Rugby Australia has been dealt a fresh blow after telecoms operator Optus said it won’t be bidding for the sport’s domestic broadcast rights.