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  • Value Is Priority For RLWC Tickets

    ... the opportunity to attend a World Cup and see the greatest rugby league players from around the globe. "A family of four can attend a Rugby League World Cup pool match from just A$45 (£27.90), a semi-final from A$120 (£74.40) or even the final in Brisbane, where they will witness both the men’s and women’s winners crowned on the same day, from only $180 (£111.60). The contrast in pricing strategy for rugby union’s Lions Tour to New Zealand earlier in 2017 is stark with tickets ranging...

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  • NRL In The Red

    ... (£36.9m). Administration costs rose by about $2 million (£1m) to $23 million (£12m) and the 16 clubs received $219 million (£113.9m) in distributions, an increase of $26 million (£13.5m). Interestingly only three of the 16 NRL clubs (South Sydney, Brisbane Broncos and New Zealand Warriors) posted a profit in their most recent accounts and an audit has revealed that the clubs lost $45.5 million (£23.7m) as a whole last year. $50 million (£26m) of the new broadcast rights deal is being bro...

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  • England V NZ In Colorado?

    ... States on the weekend of June 22-23, 2018 will be proposed. “What is the proposal? It’s to play a fully internationally sanctioned Test in the United States on the bye weekend afforded to us by the Sunday State of Origin game,” Moore said at his Brisbane hotel on Sunday. “The venue? There are many opportunities that are available and a number of leading stadiums in the country are being discussed.” It is understood Denver has been the focus of talks. The city boasts a purpose-built ru...

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  • Leeds Rhinos Lead The Way On Twitter

    ... 137,000 followers, the Rhinos continue to grow on Twitter with more exciting plans ahead for next season. The club remains the leading team in Super League in terms of followers with Wigan the nearest rival on 89,000, in rugby league in the world ahead of Brisbane Broncos on 102,000 and in English rugby in both codes ahead of Leicester Tigers on 115,000.    ...

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  • US And England Face Play Off To Host 2021 RLWC

    ... Meanwhile, the 2017 Women's Rugby League World Cup will be held alongside the men's tournament for the very first time. Australia, the reigning champions in both competitions, will host the events, with the finals being played back-to-back on 2 December in Brisbane. Australia, England, Canada, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are already sure of places at the women's tournament. Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands will compete for the final place in the Pacific qualifying series in October....

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  • ARU Considering Pay Cuts

    ... months ago as chief executive and has “brutally attacked the cost base" by making cuts across the board, he said. So far, the new boss has already cut employee numbers and made cutbacks to high-performance centres by shelving the national academies in Brisbane and Sydney. There have also been warnings of cuts to club rugby in Australia in order to develop a new third tier national competition. Pulver commented: "My first six months at the ARU a lot of my time has been spent ripping costs out...

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  • World Club Challenge Expanded

    ... the world's best club team. Super League will be represented by the 2014 finalists, plus the third highest ranked team from the northern hemisphere competition. South Sydney Rabbitohs (where English brothers Luke, Tom and George Burgess all play) and Brisbane Broncos have already confirmed their involvement, even if they do not win this year's NRL Grand Final. Other NRL clubs have reportedly expressed interest in joining. This year's World Club Challenge was contested between the Sydney Roost...

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  • Evans Cooking Up A Storm In Melbourne

    ... day revenues are going to become more and more important,” he said. “Traditionally, they have relied on TV income and leagues income and I think that is going to change as there are some interesting developments in the NRL. “If you go to play the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium, there will be 35,000-40,000 people there and that doesn’t happen at club level in either rugby code in England. “I’m a union tragic, as the people at Melbourne Storm never cease to remind me, but you hav...

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  • World Club Series Set For Further Expansion

    ... Series appear to be pushing ahead, despite a significant gulf in class in this season’s competition with the NRL teams beating their Super League counterparts by an aggregate score of 118-28 at the weekend. St Helens lost 38-12 to Sydney Roosters, Brisbane Broncos beat Wigan Warriors 42-12 and North Queensland Cowboys thrashed Super League champions Leeds Rhinos 38-4 but talks have been progressing behind the scenes and reports suggest that the series could be expanded to eight teams next yea...

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  • Opening Super League Round Pulls In The Crowds

    ... most keenly anticipated season in Super League history. It was a very encouraging first week and I am sure it is a start we will see the clubs build on in the weeks and months to come. "And next week we welcome NRL champions South Sydney Rabbitohs plus Brisbane Broncos and St George-Illawarra Dragons to the UK for the World Club Series, when St Helens, Wigan and Warrington will be rocking for what many people regard is the Ryder Cup of Rugby League." In addition, the two televised matches, Widn...

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