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Who owns South Sydney Rabbitohs?

The South Sydney District Rugby League Football Club is currently a subsidiary company 75% owned by Blackcourt League Investments which is, in turn, 50% owned by the actor Russell Crowe and 50% owned by James Packer’s Consolidated Press Holdings; the other 25% is owned by the financial Members of the club.

Who is the oldest NRL team?

While South Sydney is the oldest current club in the League, having been established a week earlier than “Easts”, the Rabbitohs sat out the 2000 & 2001 seasons (excluded as part of the rationalisation after the Super League war), leaving the Roosters as the club with the longest continuous history in the competition.

Who scored the most tries for Western Suburbs Magpies?

Cogger also holds the club record for most appearances in all grades (308) and has scored the most tries for the club in all grades, 88, eclipsing Peter Dimond’s previous record. He was known as the Ultimate Clubman and helped bridge the journey of the club from Lidcombe to Campbelltown.

Who is the richest NRL player?

Brisbane discard Matt Lodge has become the highest-paid player in the NRL thanks to an extraordinary $1 million-plus payout from the Broncos.

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Do NRL players get paid when injured?

The NRL could offer just $80,000 in compensation, and when the injury was sustained there was still $400,000 owing on his contract. Dwyer’s ordeal highlighted the need for a wholesale insurance scheme, at least to cover players for two years after the onset of a career-ending injury.

Does Nick Politis still own city Ford?

Nick Politis is the managing director of City Ford, the progressive Ford dealer, sponsoring premiers Easts for the next three seasons. Although the sponsorship deal is a calculated gamble Nick Politis has become a Rugby League history-maker. He is the first person to have sponsored a Sydney team.

Why was South Sydney kicked out of the NRL?

Souths remained in the ARL during the 1997 season, and then played in the National Rugby League, the merger of the Super League and ARL, from its first season in 1998. The NRL was determined to cut its competition to 14 teams and duly cut South Sydney from the premiership for the 2000 season.

Which NRL teams have never won a premiership?

There are 2 clubs currently playing in the National Rugby League that are yet to win a premiership; New Zealand Warriors and Gold Coast Titans.

What country invented rugby?

Rugby football was created by William Webb Ellis who picked up the ball and ran with it in his arms during a football game at Rugby School in England.

What did the NRL used to be called?

The NSWRL club competition evolved into a national competition in the 1990s, and became the National Rugby League in 1998. The NRL competition spans the traditional League areas of NSW, Queensland and New Zealand, as well as Victoria (following the introduction of the Melbourne Storm).

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