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Channel Nine To Simulcast National Rugby League Night Matches In Closing Rounds

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 27 / 17

Channel Nine plans to simulcast five Saturday night matches in the closing rounds of the National Rugby League season each year in the next broadcast cycle, "but could again miss out on the regular season's most pivotal match despite providing wall-to-wall coverage of this year's finals run-in," acc...

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