2018 NRL TV Ratings

NRL and Origin

  • 116,205,132 – cumulative television audience across NRL Telstra Premiership (Incl. Finals)
  • 9.57 million – viewers across Holden State of Origin series
  • 3.52 million – viewers watched Origin Game One – Top Program in 2018


  • 1.85m for inaugural NRLW season Cumulative audience
  • 67,948 – Highest average audience of any women’s football code in 2018
  • Cumulative peak audience of more than 919,711 for inaugural Holden Women’s State of Origin


The Intrust Super Premiership NSW also enjoyed a successful season after a combined two million viewers tuned in to watch the matches on free-to-air broadcaster Channel Nine and pay TV FOX SPORTS.