Rugby League

Two of Australian sport's annual showpiece events drew bumper television audiences over the weekend, but neither the Australian Football League nor the National Rugby League Grand Finals could supplant…

Super League’s proposed new UK rights deal with Sky will see the north hemisphere's top-tier rugby league competition suffer another reduction in revenue from 2024 onwards.

Super League, the top tier of rugby league in the UK, is close to striking an exclusive pay-television rights deal with Sky in its domestic market for a further three years, closing the book on a sales process in which the league explored every possible option to secure a better offer.

Australian commercial free-to-air broadcaster Nine has ramped up its commitment to the National Women's Rugby League by announcing it will make all 48 games from the expanded 2023 season available live…

Broadcast deals for the revamped Super League, the top tier of rugby league in England, will not be decided until the English Football League completes its current sales process, according to IMG

French pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports has renewed a rights agreement with Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) competition until 2025.

L'Équipe has acquired broadcast rights in France to rugby league’s Super League during the 2023 season.

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.

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has acquired rights to a new pre-season competition launched by the NRL

Dylan Azzopardi, the businessman behind the defunct Australian sports streaming platform Sports Flick, has been arrested for alleged fraud in an attempt to secure rights to the Rugby League World Cup

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

Streaming platform Fite has acquired rights in multiple territories to the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, which will take place in England

The IMG agency has presented its first seven recommendations under its 12-year joint venture agreement with the Rugby Football League and Super League Europe

Subscription streaming broadcaster Viaplay has secured rights across various European markets to the forthcoming Rugby League World Cup

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

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has extended its commitment to the Rugby League World Cup in France by acquiring rights to this year’s postponed edition of the national team tournament.

Sports betting and data services company Stats Perform has been appointed the Official Data Partner for the re-arranged Rugby League World Cup (RLWC 2021)

Pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has acquired the exclusive rights in Australia for this year's Rugby League World Cup, SportBusiness understands