NRL on Premier Sports in Asia
February 7, 2022
Premier Sports has secured the rights to extensive coverage of the NRL in South East Asia and the Indian sub-continent for 2022.
The NRL kick’s off on March 10th and Premier Sports will have 3 live matches and a comprehensive highlights programme from every round. In addition, Premier Sports will broadcast the NRL Finals Series, the State of Origin Series and 1 live game per round from the women’s competition to customers in over 20 countries.
“We are delighted to bring Rugby League’s premium annual competition to our customers in the region” said Premier Sports Asia CEO Ryle Nugent. “This is the first small step in broadening our content offering beyond our suite of premium rugby union properties and we are excited that step is partnering with the NRL”.
“Rugby League was the most watched sport in Australia last year and we’re excited to be partnering with Premier Sports to take our game into households across South East Asia,’’ said NRL CEO Andrew Abdo. “Our game is fast paced with high amounts of ball in play time ensuring optimum entertainment for viewers.”
Premier Sports coverage of the NRL season gets underway on February 12th with live coverage of the All Stars game from Sydney.