Rugby League

The RDA agency will look to extract more value from Australia and New Zealand and strike deals in the Pacific Islands for the first time, after taking over international rights to the Super League.

The RDA agency has been appointed as the exclusive agent for international distribution rights to the Super League, the top tier of club rugby league in England.

Toronto Wolfpack, the world’s first transatlantic rugby league club, has launched an OTT platform that will grant fans outside of Canada and the UK live and on-demand access to its games.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a five-year deal with the National Rugby League to return the top division of the sport in Australia to its screens for the first time in over a decade.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has extended a rights deal in France for the Super League, the top division of rugby league in England.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a deal to show live coverage of rugby league’s upcoming World Club Challenge match.

The National Rugby League, the sport’s top division in Australia, has insisted its new digital venture will not cannibalise the rights and audiences of its existing media partners.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has furthered its commitment to rugby league by acquiring rights to next year’s international series between England and New Zealand.

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.

The National Rugby League, the sport’s top division in Australia, has teamed up with domestic rights partner, pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports, to launch a new direct to consumer streaming product for the international market.