New TV deal could see Origin moved to Sunday

New TV deal could see Origin moved to Sunday

After agreeing a colossal new free-to-air TV deal over the weekend to showcase the NRL, the governing body has also revealed that its flagship event, State of Origin, is set to move days. NRL CEO Dave Smith revealed that as

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NRL and Nine extend partnership

The NRL has opted to stay with free-to-air television network Channel 9, in a new broadcasting deal worth almost 1 billion dollars. The deal is for the 3 seasons 2018 til 2020 and will earn the NRL $925 million AUD

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Gallen leaves Super League door open for 2017

Gallen leaves Super League door open for 2017

Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen has left the door open for a move to Super League in 2017 after signing on for another year with the NRL club. Gallen will remain with Cronulla in 2016 after penning a 12-month extension

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Cup winners to join World Club Series party

Cup winners to join World Club Series party

The winners of next month’s Challenge Cup Final at Wembley will have a guaranteed path into the World Club Series next year following a change to the format. Alongside this year’s league leaders and the winners of the Grand Final

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Nathan Brown tipped among frontrunners for Newcastle job

Nathan Brown tipped among frontrunners for Newcastle job

He left St Helens at the end of last season to return to the NRL – and Nathan Brown is being linked with the vacant coaching role at Newcastle Knights according to reports in Australia. Brown is tipped to be

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Stone departs Knights

Stone departs Knights

Newcastle Knights have sacked coach Rick Stone after a drastic downturn in form. Stone’s fate was sealed after the Knights were thrashed 52-6 by South Sydney Rabbitohs, with Greg Inglis scoring a hat-trick. It was the final straw for Stone,

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New Zealand star ruled out

New Zealand star ruled out

New Zealand Warriors have confirmed that international halfback Shaun Johnson shall miss the rest of the season after breaking his ankle. The 24-year-old suffered the injury during Saturday night’s NRL clash against Manly at Mount Smart Stadium. Johnson broke his fibula and partially dislocated

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Sandow released by Parramatta ahead of Warrington move

Sandow released by Parramatta ahead of Warrington move

Parramatta Eels have confirmed that they have released Chris Sandow with immediate effect pending lodgement by the NRL – opening the door for him to complete a move to Warrington. Sandow was understood to have already agreed a two-year switch

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New Zealand to host two NRL games for first time this weekend

New Zealand to host two NRL games for first time this weekend

A small piece of NRL history will be made this weekend, when New Zealand will host two matches in a single round for the first time on Saturday. The games will take place in Auckland and Napier, with the New Zealand

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Manly cleaning house

Revelations earlier this week revealed that the Manly Sea-Eagles are set to cut over a dozen of their top players, as well as their head coach Geoff Toovey. After such a poor showing this season, which has consigned Manly to

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