National Rugby League: An Introduction To The Clubs

The NRL is Australia’s top-flight men's Rugby League competition. It has been successfully running since its inception in

National Rugby League: An Introduction To The Clubs

The NRL is Australia’s top-flight men's Rugby League competition. It has been successfully running since its inception in 1908. Matches are played in both Australia and New Zealand from the months of March to October. There are 16 clubs competing against each other for the title, and the NRL Grand Final is traditionally one of Australia’s most popular sporting events. Usually, during the season, NRL tips and predictions are helpful for people participating in the betting side of the sport. One can find NRL tips online via various websites before and during the games. The current reigning premieres are the Melbourne Storm, after they won their fourth premiership at the end of the 2020 season.

The 16 clubs of the NRL are as follows:

1. Brisbane Broncos

Established:1988

Based: Brisbane, Queensland

They have played in 33 seasons and have six premierships to their name, the most recent one being 2006 and one runner-up trophy.

Home venue: Suncorp Stadium

2. Canberra Raiders

Established:1981

Based: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

They have played 39 seasons. They have three premierships and three runner-up trophies to their name, the most recent one premiership being 1994.

Home venue: GIO Stadium

3. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Established:1934

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 86 seasons and have eight premierships and ten runner-up trophies to their name, the most recent one premiership being 2004.

Home venue: Belmore Sports Ground

4. Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

Established: 1967

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 54 seasons and have one premiership and three runner-up trophies to their name; their premiership year was 2016.

Home venue: Southern Cross Group Stadium

5. Gold Coast Titans.

Established: 2007

Based: Gold Coast, Queensland

They have played 14 seasons and are yet to win any premierships.

Home venue: Cbus Super Stadium

6. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

Established: 1946

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 71 seasons and have eight premierships and eleven runner-up trophies to their name. Home venue: Lottoland.

7. Melbourne Storm

Established:1997

Based: Melbourne, Victoria

They have played 23 seasons and have three premierships and four runners-up trophies to their name; they are the reigning premiers.

Home venue: AAMI Park Stadium

8. Newcastle Knights

Established: 1987

Based: Newcastle, New South Wales

They have played 33 seasons and have two premierships.

Home venue: McDonald Jones Stadium

9. New Zealand Warrior

Established: 1995

Based: Auckland, New Zealand

They have played 26 seasons and are yet to win premierships but have two runners up trophies to their name.

Home venue: Mt Smart Stadium

10. North Queensland Cowboys

Established: 1995

Based: Townsville, Queensland

They have played 26 seasons and have one premiership and two runners-up trophies to their name

Home venue: Queensland Country Bank Stadium

11. Parramatta Eels

Established:1947

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 74 seasons and have four premierships and five runner-up trophies to their name.

Home venue: Bankwest Stadium

12. Penrith Panthers

Established:1967

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 54 seasons and have two premierships and one runner-up trophy to their name.

Home venue: Penrith Stadium

13. South Sydney Rabbitohs

Established: 1908

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 111 seasons and have twenty-one premierships and thirteen runner-up trophies to their name.

Home venue: ANZ Stadium

14. St. George Illawarra Dragons

Established: 1998

Based: Sydney, New South Wales and Wollongong, New South Wales. They have played 22 seasons and have one premiership and one runner-up trophy to their name.

Home venues: WIN Stadium and Nestrata Jubilee Stadium

15. Sydney Roosters

Established:1908

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 113 seasons and have fifteen premierships and fifteen runner-up trophies to their name.

Home venue: Sydney Cricket Ground

16. Wests Tigers

Established: 1998

Based: Sydney, New South Wales

They have played 21 seasons and have one premiership to their name in 2005.

Home venues: Leichhardt Oval and Campbelltown Stadium, and Bankwest Stadium

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