NRL set to scrap US season opener

Tonga's Jason Taumalolo earlier this year after their win over Samoa. - Australia will play their first Test of the year against New Zealand on October 13 and are hopeful of meeting Tonga a week later after the King of Tonga personally phoned NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg to help revive the game. Photo credit: Photosport

SYDNEY, 04 SEPTEMBER 2018 (SMH) -The NRL is on the brink of scrapping plans to stage its season opener in the United States next year, unwilling to wear a loss of up to AUD$1 million on the match as rugby league’s American push stalls. Fairfax Media understands that unless a white knight emerges within days […]

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