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The NRL’s $120 million news website is live

The National Rugby League’s new $120 million digital business will not cannibalise the audiences of existing media organisations, the NRL’s digital boss insists. NRL Digital, encompassing a new central news website, and sites and apps across the competition’s 16 teams, went live on Tuesday afternoon, in a sweeping change designed […]
The NRL’s $120 million news website is live
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This photo sums up a worrying problem for rugby league

Talk to rugby league fans about the poor crowds for the NRL’s finals season games in Sydney on the weekend they’re a bit like the Manly and Cronulla coaches, who blamed the referees for their season-ending performances. Sea Eagles and Sharks fans refuse to travel, fans argue. That’s why just […]
This photo sums up a worrying problem for rugby league
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VIDEO: The State of Origin try that killed the hopes of NSW for another year

For Blues supporters, it’s another case of there’s always next year after NSW went down 22-6 to Queensland in the series decider in Brisbane last night. In a performance described as “horrible” and “like playing reserve grade” by Blues star James Maloney after the match, his side managed to let […]
VIDEO: The State of Origin try that killed the hopes of NSW for another year
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5 things you need to know about the NRL this weekend

The weather’s now getting cooler but the footy’s heating up – here’s what you need to know heading into round 2 this weekend: 1. It’s all about Jarryd Hayne on the Gold Coast this week. The Titans had a lacklustre first-up loss last weekend and the former NFL running back […]
5 things you need to know about the NRL this weekend
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5 things you need to know about the NRL this weekend

Cricket’s barely over but the footy’s back tonight – and these are things to watch out for this weekend: 1. Rugby league’s relationship with gambling is… complicated. The NRL is receiving $60 million from Sportsbet in an official wagering partnership, but concerns over the sport’s integrity forced the league this […]
5 things you need to know about the NRL this weekend