Featured Story

National Rugby League Weighs Up Transfer Window Along Lines Of Football

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

The National Rugby League is edging toward bringing in a football-style transfer window "after it emerged a restricted signing period for teenagers" was part of NRL CEO Shane Richardson’s masterplan for the game, according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. A signing window "is a key feature of...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

More Stories

11/18/14
AFL Plans To Take Int'l Series To U.S.

The Australian Football League "is interested in taking the International Rules series" to the U.S., according to the AAP. The Australian team "will take on Ireland in a one-off Test match" on Saturday, but the "future of the hybrid game series is under a cloud." Yet despite the future of the concep ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

11/18/14
CA Says There's Still Appetite For ODIs

Cricket Australia insisted "there is still a widespread appetite for one-day cricket -- and not just watching it on TV -- despite recent results showing Big Bash League matches attracting bigger crowds than limited-overs internationals at half of its Test venues," according to Jesse Hogan of the SYD ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

11/17/14
Racing NSW Presses For Tax Parity

Racing NSW CEO Peter V'landys is heading "for another big win, as tax parity from TAB wagering moves closer every day," according to Chris Roots of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. That "would mark the climax of a 10-year crusade for V'landys and Racing NSW, after the matter was signalled in the 2004 stra ...

Tags: Finance, Australia

11/14/14
Football On Mission To Become Top Sport

Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop said that the organization "has placed a strategic importance on modified versions of the sport, including futsal and six-a-side twilight leagues, to build on the ground the A-League has made on cricket," according to Daniel Lane of the SYDNEY MORNING H ...

Tags: International Football, Australia

11/14/14
ICC To Launch Independent Test Of DRS

The Int'l Cricket Council "is set to launch an independent study into the accuracy of DRS technology," according to Chloe Saltau of THE AGE. The testing "will cover all the tools that make up the contentious Decision Review System, including ball-tracking technology, Hot Spot and Snicko, with the ul ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

11/14/14
AFL To Hear Doping Allegations Against Dank

An Australian Football League tribunal will be convened to hear and determine "extensive doping allegations" against Stephen Dank, the sports scientist ­accused of orchestrating the systematic use of a banned peptide by Essendon footballers as part of the club’s "ill-fated season 2012 supplem ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

11/14/14
Perth Owner 'Seething' Over Cup Final

A-League side Perth Glory Owner Tony Sage has called for the FFA Cup final to be "played over two legs in future after claiming his club and its state were being unfairly treated by Football Federation Australia," according to Ray Gatt of THE AUSTRALIAN. Sage, who is "renowned for taking on authorit ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

11/13/14
Record Attendance Adds To Bottom Line

A-League side Sydney FC's match against Melbourne Victory on Saturday "is set to break the club's combined record attendance for an opening four home games of the season, but the true value is in the difference to their bottom line," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Sydney's ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

11/13/14
Australian Olympic Sports Needs Funds

Australian high-performance expert Ric Charlesworth said that the country "would never return to the top five on the Olympic medal tally without a significant boost to sports funding," according to Nicole Jeffery of THE AUSTRALIAN. Australia’s sports system "has been significantly restructured ...

Tags: Olympics, Australia

11/13/14
CA To Test New Concussion Guidelines

Cricket Australia "is trialling a set of concussion guidelines this summer with a view to introducing a formal policy next season," according to Andrew Wu of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. CA "will meet doctors and representatives from the players' union after this season to assess the results of the ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug