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Extending our NRL partnership into Women’s Rugby League

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Posted on June 13, 2019

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Today we announce that we will continue to deepen our relationship with the NRL by extending our partnership to include women’s rugby league and the NRLW Premiership, bringing fans more elite women’s action through to 2022.

2018 NRLW Round 02 – Sydney Roosters Women v Brisbane Broncos Women, Allianz Stadium, 2018-09-14. Digital image by Gregg Porteous © NRL Photos

The agreement furthers our commitment to provide greater opportunities, exposure and investment into the programs currently in place for women and young girls wishing to pursue a rugby league career.

We believe strongly in contributing to the participation, growth and professionalism of women’s sport and women’s’ rugby league in Australia.

We are very excited to contribute to the growth and professionalism of women’s rugby league in Australia. As a long-time partner of the NRL, we support every effort to make the game as inclusive and diverse as possible, and to provide a platform for aspiring female athletes to realise their dream.

2018 NRLW Round 03 – Sydney Roosters Women v St. George Illawarra Dragons Women, Allianz Stadium, 2018-09-22. Digital image by Robb Cox © NRL Photos

Young players can’t be what they can’t see, so it was vital for our partnership that we were able to bring the Women’s State of Origin and NRLW premiership to fans, streamed live, fast and data-free with the Telstra Live Pass and official NRL app.

The second NRLW season will see defending Premiers Brisbane face off against St. George-Illawarra Dragons, Sydney Roosters, and the NZ Warriors, during the finals series of the NRL in September, but fans keen to see some of the action can enjoy the Women’s State of Origin fixture on 21 June from North Sydney Oval.

2018 SOOW Round 01 – New South Wales Women v Queensland Women, North Sydney Oval, 2018-06-22. Digital image by Grant Trouville © NRL Photos

We’re proud to partner with the NRLW to bring this incredible sport to more fans all over the country.

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