The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of Australian domestic professional rugby league, consisting of 16 teams. The season runs from March to October, with a a 24 match regular season before the top 8 teams compete in a knockout tournament Finals series to decide the Champion culminating in the Grand Final at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney.
The 2019 champions of the National Rugby League were the Sydney Roosters, who won their 15th title after defeating the Canberra Raiders 14-8. The most successful side in National Rugby League history are the South Sydney Rabbitohs who have the won the title 21 times.
Clubs of the NRL
The below 16 teams compete in the National Rugby League, 8 based within Greater Sydney, two in regional New South Wales, 3 in Queensland and 1 each in the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and New Zealand. Click on the link (where available) next to the team for a guide to visiting the stadium and city, or view the map on the bottom of this page to see where each team is located.
Brisbane Broncos – Suncorp Stadium (Capacity – 52,500)
Canberra Raiders – GIO Stadium (Capacity – 25,000)
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs – ANZ Stadium (Capacity – 83,500)
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks – Nestrata Jubilee Stadium (Capacity – 20,500)
Gold Coast Titans – Cbus Super Stadium (Capacity – 27,400)
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles – Lottoland (Capacity – 23,000)
Melbourne Storm – AAMI Park (Capacity – 30,050)
New Zealand Warriors – Mount Smart Stadium (Capacity – 30,000)
Newcastle Knights – McDonald Jones Stadium (Capacity – 33,000)
North Queensland Cowboys – Queensland Country Bank Stadium (Capacity – 25,000)
Parramatta Eels – Bankwest Stadium (Capacity – 30,000)
Penrith Panthers – Panthers Stadium (Capacity – 22,500)
South Sydney Rabbitohs – ANZ Stadium (Capacity – 83,500)
St George Illawarra Dragons – Netstrata Jubille Stadium (Capacity – 20,500)/WIN Stadium (Capacity – 23,000)
Sydney Roosters – Sydney Cricket Ground (Capacity – 48,000)
Wests Tigers – Leichhardt Oval (Capacity – 20,000)/Campbelltown Stadium (Capacity – 20,000)
How to buy tickets for the National Rugby League
Further information and to purchase tickets for all matches in the National Rugby League, is available on the official website here.