NRL close to finalising broadcast deal worth nearly $2bn

20 May 2020 12:08
Approval still required from broadcasters’ boardsFinalised deal expected before season resumes on 28 MayThe NRL is powering towards finalising a television deal worth close to $2bn, after wrapping up almost two months of high-powered negotiations. The ARL Commission on Tuesday approved a deal to be sent to both Nine and Fox Sports, with approval still required from both their boards.The deal will see Fox Sports remain as the game’s pay TV broadcasters until at least the end of 2027. Nine’s deal will at this stage run until the end of 2022, however it could still extend. Related: Warrington Wolves tempt Australian great Greg Inglis out of retirement Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian