NRL launches American expansion in Las Vegas

The Guardian February 28, 2024, 11:00 PM UTC

Summary: The NRL is launching its American revolution in Las Vegas with a double-header showcase at Allegiant Stadium. The event aims to tap into the $180bn American gambling market and attract US broadcasters and sponsors. NFL legend Tom Brady and Hollywood stars Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman are involved. The NRL seeks global recognition and riches, but faces challenges with player transgressions and the potential for off-field drama. This is the first of five NRL assaults on the US.

Full article

Article metrics
Significance6.0
Scale7.0
Magnitude6.0
Potential8.0
Novelty8.5
Actionability6.5
Immediacy9.0
Positivity7.5
Credibility9.0