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Australian Rugby League

Australia add 11 players while 3 withdraw from train-on squad for PMXIII and 2014...

Date: 29/9/14

Australian Rugby League have added 3 Penrith Panther players and 8 Sydney Roosters players to the train-on squad for the upcoming Prime Minister XIII match against Papua New Guinea along with the 2014 Rugby League Four Nations.


Hybrid game not a big deal among fans: poll

If response to Rugby League Planet’s latest poll on social media is anything to go by, the proposed hybrid game between the Australian Kangaroos rugby league side and New Zealand’s all-conquering All Blacks rugby union team is not regarded...
Sam Burgess

The biggest player contracts in Rugby League

There’s no doubt that when players want to make money in Rugby League, there’s only one place to go—the NRL. It’s the biggest league in the sport in terms of both sponsorship and fan base, so it should come as no surprise that it’s also home to the biggest player contracts. With this in mind, we’ve decided to take a closer look at just how much money the superstars of the NRL are on.

Australian Schoolboys 2018 Tour of England

Details for Australian Schoolboys Tour of England released

Date: 23/10/18

The Australian Schoolboys Rugby League team will be embarking on a four week tour of England later next month.

Australia Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Australia snapshot and rugby league results


Information on this page was updated - 3/5/2014

Foundation Year - 1908

International Team - Australian Kangaroos

Highest finish in World Cup - Winners World Cup Final (1957, 1968, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1985 - 1988, 1989 - 1992, 1995, 2000, 2013)

Top level domestic competition - National Rugby League (NRL), runs from March to October. The season has 26 rounds. After the last round a 4-week final series commences involving the top 8 teams. NRL teams are located in Australia and New Zealand.

2017 NRL TV Deal

NRL 2 Billion broadcast deal will also see a 24/7 Rugby League channel in...

Date: 27/11/15

Rugby League will reach more fans than ever before – both in Australia and globally – under a massive new NRL broadcast deal unveiled today.

The ARL Commission, Nine Network, News Corp Australia, FOX SPORTS, and Telstra have formed a partnership to provide free to air television, pay television and mobile coverage of Rugby League for five years from 2018.

Great Britain Rugby League Lions

RFL and ARLC confirm cancellation of 2020 Rugby League Ashes

The Rugby Football League and the Australian Rugby League Commission confirm the cancellation of the Rugby League Ashes Series that was scheduled to be held in England this October and November. Given the continued complications surrounding global travel, and the...
New South Wales Rugby League

NSWRL to play three Grand Finals at Bankwest Stadium in 2020

The NSWRL will host a blockbuster Grand Final day on Sunday 27 September at the world-class Bankwest Stadium in Western Sydney with the winners to be crowned in all the state’s major competitions for 2020 including the Presidents Cup,...
Suncorp Stadium

The best places to see Rugby League in Australia

As anyone would expect, Rugby League has venues all over Australia, from club-specific stadiums devoted entirely to the sport, to multi-purpose venues used also for cricket and football. Whatever the case though, seeing live Rugby League action in Australia can make for an unforgettable sporting experience, whether you’re a regular fan, an intrigued visitor, or even someone without much knowledge of the sport. The competitive spirit, the beauty of the stadiums, and the excitement and passion of the fans just makes for an incredible spectacle.

Australian Kangaroos

NRL just can’t win

By Brian Lowe, Date: 14/7/18

It’s funny isn’t it. The brouhaha following the World Cup that spilled over into the lead up to the Denver game centered on criticism of the NRL for not immediately drinking the kool-aid about growing the game internationally.