7 Things You Didn’t Know About The NRL Revealed

Rugby League Football (Rugby League) is a fast-flowing team sport that dates back to Northern Britain in the late 1800s. The game is played on a rectangular field with 13 players per team where each team gets six tackles to cross to end line to score a Try. “League” as it is known, is an exciting spectator sport that combines speed, strength, skill and courage,

The National Rugby League (NRL) is the premiere Rugby League Football competition in the world. There are 17 teams in the NRL with teams based in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand. Watching and betting on NRL betting odds during the winter is a favourite pastime for many Australians.

With nine NRL matches each week there is something for all punters whether they be novices or professionals. The annual State of Origin series between New South Wales and Queensland generates fantastic TV ratings and betting action across the nation.

Below are some interesting facts about the NRL.

7 Fun Facts about the NRL:

  1. With 21 Premierships, the South Sydney Rabbitohs are the most successful team in the history of the NRL.
  2. The Maroons have the bragging rights in the State of Origin series. They have won 23 with NSW winning 16 and there have been 2 drawn series. Queensland holds the ascendency in State of Origin.
  3. In 2020, Penrith and Parramatta played a trial match in front of 5000 fans in Bega NSW. The population of Bega is 4141!
  4. Cameron Smith holds the record for the most games by a player with a whopping 430 appearances for the Melbourne.
  5. In 1982 the Newtown Jets and Canterbury Bulldogsplayed the only scoreless match in first-grade history.
  6. The 2004 Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins was once a Newcastle Knights cheerleader.
  7. Western Suburbs Magpies player Bob Cooper holds the record for the longest suspension out of one match (15 months).

How To Bet on the NRL

Placing a bet on the NRL is easy. Every match is shown live on TV and there is an enormous amount of information available online about every player. Expert analysis is readily available providing both reviews of previous matches and previews of up-and-coming contests. Shrewd bettors do their research and profit!

There are a number of NRL Bet types available on every game, beginning with the traditional win and line betting options through to proposition and novelty bets. Same Game Multis are a recent addition to sports betting and have become extremely popular, providing the bettor with an opportunity to get a great payout from a small outlay.

Who To Bet With

With so many online sports bookmakers now operating, it is important to choose a bookmaker that can be trusted. Fully licensed in Australia and with three generations of bookmaking experience, Palmerbet offers a fantastic range of NRL markets including Same Game Multis.

The Palmerbet blog provides weekly NRL betting tips and NRL betting odds as well as updates on all the NRL futures markets. Visit the website at Palmerbet.com or download the Palmerbet app via the app store. You will be pleased you did!