Wide World of Sports is the home of rugby league, delivering the best seat in the house to viewers.

    Nine has entered a new era of rugby league coverage in 2018, having secured digital rights for the NRL. This includes catch-up, and short-form clips and highlights, coming straight from the broadcast to the digital environment via 9Now, and all of our social media platforms, live and free.

    The Wide World of Sports commentary team is led by Ray “Rabs” Warren, the voice rugby league fans have known and loved for over 40 years. James Bracey hosted Thursday Night Football, Friday Night Football, Saturday Night Football and Sunday Afternoon Football, joined by rugby league Immortals Andrew Johns and Wally Lewis, also with Phil Gould, Peter Sterling, Paul Vautin, Darren Lockyer, Brad Fittler, Ray Hadley and Mat Thompson.

    Wide World of Sports delivers a massive line-up of NRL, live and free, including Thursday night, Friday night, Sunday afternoon and an extra night of footy with Super Saturdays in the lead up to the NRL Finals Series.

    The 2018 Telstra Premiership Finals Series will play out exclusively live and free on Nine and 9Now, beginning September 7 and culminating in the blockbuster game of the season, the NRL Grand Final on September 30.