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What the NRL needs in 2017 - The Roar
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:30:37 GMT

The Roar

What the NRL needs in 2017
The Roar
Season 2017 of the National Rugby League comes at a time of great uncertainty around the game's future direction and evolution. The competition and code find themselves at a crucial point – on both their own road and within the domestic sporting ...


Year In Review: A-League Reaches New Broadcast Deal, Considers Expansion In '18 - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 22:48:19 GMT

Year In Review: A-League Reaches New Broadcast Deal, Considers Expansion In '18
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
While the U.S. college football season kicked off in Australia this year, the AFL, NRL and Super Rugby are all looking at hosting games in the U.S. and China. The NRL is looking to stage an exhibition game in Hawaii as early as February, while the AFL ...

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ARSE: A tops idea for a new summer rugby experience - The Roar
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:45:53 GMT

The Roar

ARSE: A tops idea for a new summer rugby experience
The Roar
(Also the only reason the A-League is clashing with the cricket is because it's in summer to avoid clashing with the NRL and AFL, but whatever, a code war is a code war.) Anyway, so that got the ol' noggin jogging – what if the ARU decided to spend ...


How the A-League ranks in the world... - FourFourTwo Australia
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:27:31 GMT

FourFourTwo Australia

How the A-League ranks in the world...
FourFourTwo Australia
However the A-League was overshadowed locally by Aussie Rules, with the AFL coming 11th globally thanks to their 33,428 average crowd, ahead of the Big Bash League (14th with 29,433) and the Cricket World Cup in 27th slot with 20,743. The NRL ranked ...

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The A-League's crowd record in context: Sydney derby versus AFL and NRL - The Guardian (blog)
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:23:39 GMT

dailytelegraph.com.au

The A-League's crowd record in context: Sydney derby versus AFL and NRL
The Guardian (blog)
The record attendance result for the Sydney derby is even more impressive when put into context with other football codes in Australia. Below are the domestic crowd figures for the most recent seasons of the NRL, AFL, A-League and Super Rugby.
A-League urged to make most of numbers gamedailytelegraph.com.au
The night A-League will show its one of the big boysThe Australian
Cornthwaite lights fuse at Sydney A-League derbyWide World of Sports

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A look back at the Year of the Underdogs - The Roar
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:07:00 GMT

The Roar

A look back at the Year of the Underdogs
The Roar
Two long droughts of at least 50 years each were broken in the AFL and NRL, while we saw two new world number ones in both men's and women's tennis. There were some .... As mentioned before, they also reached the decider in the 1997 Super League season ...

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Australia's sporting year in review – fairytales, flops and fiascos of 2016 - The Guardian
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 22:01:03 GMT

Australia's sporting year in review – fairytales, flops and fiascos of 2016
The Guardian
It was enough for the Guardian to ask: Has Australia fallen out of love with rugby union? ... How else to describe the title-winning seasons enjoyed by Adelaide United in the A-League, the Western Bulldogs in the AFL and the Cronulla Sharks in the NRL?


The rise and rise of female sports commentary - The Roar
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:08:59 GMT

The Roar

The rise and rise of female sports commentary
The Roar
With a women's BBL, W-League and the eagerly anticipated AFL competition already launched, it is high time that the level of female commentary about the sports which they themselves now play at a national and televised level, be a true reflection of ...


How do the AFL, NRL and A-League rights deals stack up? - Sporting News
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 02:55:12 GMT

Sporting News

How do the AFL, NRL and A-League rights deals stack up?
Sporting News
... the AFL tops the list of earnings when it comes to rights deals, with a six year, $2.5 billion contract that will see $417 million per year brought in to the competition until 2022. The A-League do claim bragging rights however, over Australian ...


Rugby league paying price for lack of expansion courage - The Australian
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:05:44 GMT

Rugby league paying price for lack of expansion courage
The Australian
Look at Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League. Rugby league needs more Cowboys. ... Two vast audiences. Most of Sydney. Most of Adelaide. League might have the better product but the AFL has the vastly superior model. The AFL had ...

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