Rugby League

The Super League has awarded live rights to a free-to-air broadcaster for the first time in its history after the rugby league competition finalised a rights deal with Channel 4

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

Telco Spark has acquired the exclusive media rights in New Zealand for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, becoming the tournament's first international broadcast partner

The host broadcast of this year’s Rugby League World Cup, which will be carried out by Whisper, the live sports production company, will look to draw in as wide an audience as possible, making the event m…

Whisper, the live sports production company, has been appointed as the host broadcaster of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, SportBusiness understands

Super League’s protracted domestic sales process ended in a sharp headline rights fee decline for the rugby league competition for the next two years, SportBusiness Media understands.

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.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has renewed its domestic rights to the Super League rugby competition for 2022 and 2023

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…

Organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup have opted to go to market with broadcast rights in Australia, before looking to strike deals in New Zealand, Canada and the US

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has agreed a deal with rights-holder Sky to resume its French coverage of the Super League, the top tier of rugby league in the UK

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

The UK-based media rights agency RDA has been appointed to sell international broadcast rights to this year’s Rugby League World Cup.

UK public service broadcaster the BBC has kept its outlay on rugby league’s Challenge Cup steady in its latest renewal, for the 2022-24 cycle.