NRL 2022 Season

The National Rugby League (NRL) has for the first time released the NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership (NRLW) schedule alongside the NRL schedule, empowering fans to plan for an entire season of witnessing their favourite teams, both male and female, in thrilling, unmissable on-field action.

 

The 2024 NRLW schedule continues the significant growth of the women’s game and the elite competition, featuring 45 matches played over nine rounds across 15 venues.

 

In 2024, every NRLW team will have four home crowd matches each guaranteeing that fans will see their team at home for half the season.

 

Highlights of the 2024 NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership Draw include:

 

  • A primetime season opener on Thursday, July 25 featuring Premiers Newcastle Knights and Sydney Roosters at McDonald Jones Stadium

 

  • Round Two (Women in League Round) featuring an NRLW double header at Allianz Stadium on Sunday, August 4 with Parramatta Eels playing Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and Sydney Roosters facing Brisbane Broncos

 

  • Five NRLW double headers scheduled at Allianz Stadium (Round Two), Totally Workwear Stadium (Round Three), Cbus Super Stadium (Round Eight), as well as Queensland Country Bank Stadium and CommBank Stadium (both Round 9)

 

  • Sixteen NRLW-NRL (NRLW and NRL matches on same billing) double headers, six of which are like for like home and away match ups beginning with the Sharks’ NRLW / NRL teams up against the Knights NRLW /NRL teams at Pointsbet Stadium in NRLW Round 4 / NRL Round 24

 

  • The Grand Final rematch will take place in a NRLW double header at Cbus Super Stadium with Gold Coast Titans hosting the Knights in Round Eight

 

  • Consecutive primetime Thursday night fixtures Wests-Tigers v St George Illawarra Dragons and the Sharks v Wests Tigers to close out the regular season

 

  • 6pm Sunday fixtures extending supporters’ footy entertainment through to Sunday night throughout the NRLW season and the back end of the NRL season

 

  • The NRLW Grand Final will be played on Sunday, October 6, together with the NRL Grand Final decider.

 

“The 7th NRLW Premiership in 2024 will see more matches played at Club home venues and an exciting number of double headers for fans,” NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said. “More people watched the 2023 NRLW Premiership than ever before, and I have no doubt we will see a new record broken with new rivalries and new superstars emerging.

 

“For the first time ever, we have announced the NRL and NRLW schedules alongside each other providing Clubs, players and fans to the unique opportunity to plan and immerse themselves in a season that unites the best of rugby league, showcasing the exception talent and dedication of our athletes.

 

“The schedule will include a balance of Club NRL/NRLW double headers, NRLW double headers, and standalone NRLW fixtures aimed at maximising the opportunity for our full range of fans to experience the Premiership live or on broadcast across a range of markets.

 

“We’re excited to see the continued vibrant future for women in rugby league, with the elite athletes taking the field from 25 July inspiring the next generation of talent.  With the continued year on year growth in female participation across our touch, tag and tackle formats, the future for women in the game is exciting and limitless.”

 

Every match of the season will be available for fans to watch on the Nine Network, Fox Sports and Kayo Sports.

 

The full 2024 NRL Telstra Women’s Premiership schedule can be found at https://www.nrl.com/draw/