Tag: NRL


Rugby showcase may be moved to Kiwis’ home

NRL considers moving Grand Final to New Zealand

The National Rugby League (NRL) will consider moving the Grand Final to New Zealand (scheduled to be held in Australia on October 3rd, 2021) going by the high surge in COVID-19 cases in Australia. The NRL authorities were “pretty impressed” after watching the Australia national rugby union team... » Read more


Down Under wants rugby showcase postponed

Rugby League World Cup with green light but a lot of questions

Leading clubs of Australia believe this year’s Rugby League World Cup should be postponed for 12 months as COVID-19’s Delta variant has ‘exploded’ in the United Kingdom, according to one National Rugby League (NRL) Chief Executive. It is a different matter that the tournament is set to be... » Read more


State of Origin series opener in iconic MCG

Australia National Rugby League ‘State of Origin’ series back at MCG

The epochal Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne (Australia) has been locked in to host game one of the 2021 State of Origin series, Brisbane will be the venue for the second match with Sydney scoring the series finale. The State of Origin series is an annual best-of-three rugby league... » Read more


NRL to make Magic Round ‘magic’al for fans

Australia National Rugby League back with fans

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) wants to pack Suncorp Stadium with 50,000 fans per day for the return of its Magic Round to be held from May 14th-16th, 2021, and also aims to make it a pack-a-punch event. The National Rugby League (NRL) is Australia’s top-level domestic men’s rugby... » Read more


Australia rugby fans left to own devices

Australia Brisbane Suncorp Stadium fans waiting

A mobile ticketing glitch by Ticketek (Australian event ticketing company) left thousands of National Rugby League (NRL) fans high and dry and they were left stuck outside Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane (Australia) recently which also led to huge concerns over leaving supporters vulnerable in wake of... » Read more


Australia stadia to allow 10,000 fans

Australia Bankwest Stadium June 2020

Up to 10,000 people will be allowed in stadiums in Australia from July. The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given the go-ahead for the same recently. He said the changes could also apply for concerts and festivals. Morrison gave the green light in the second week of June when he... » Read more


National Rugby League to remain in Sydney

Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia’s top rugby league competition – which is managed by the National Rugby League (NRL) – has entered into a long-term agreement to keep its Grand Final in Sydney. As part of the deal, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) will organize the showpiece game in 2020 and 2021 before the... » Read more


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