NEWCASTLE RUGBY LEAGUE - 100 YEARS PLUS STRONG!
A historic year for Newcastle Rugby League awaits! From 2018, the Newcastle Rugby League (NSWRL) is affiliated with one of the nations strongest brands, the New South Wales Rugby League.Our first grade competition is one of the NSWRL major competitions and the only one that outside the Sydney metropolitan area.
The Newcastle Rugby League Division boasts a wonderful reputation as the largest Rugby League nursery in New South Wales, with over 1,000 senior registrations within its boundaries.
The Newcastle Rugby League is controlled by a board of Directors who oversee the 9 district clubs. The current district Clubs are Central Newcastle, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Lakes United, Macquarie, Western Suburbs, South Newcastle, Maitland and Nelson Bay. The Newcastle Rugby League has a staff of 3 who reside in a sporting administration hub adjacent to McDonald Jones Stadium. These staff, led by CEO Matthew Harris, oversee the District Club competitions within the Newcastle Region. Please see the contact section for details.
The senior competition is called the Business Plaza Cup. The Newcastle Rugby League's major sponsor is Tooheys Ltd who have been a part of the Newcastle Rugby League family for over 25 years.
Please remember, football is a fun zone and it’s all about people having fun. Players do not enjoy badly behaved crowds. The Newcastle Rugby League would like to take this opportunity to thank all the hard working volunteers, who generously donate their time week in & week out to ensure the Newcastle Rugby League division continues to grow.