List of NRL club owners

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This is a list of club owners in the National Rugby League (NRL), the top league of professional rugby league clubs in Australasia.[1][2][3][4]

Current clubs[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated net worth ($AUD millions) Notes
Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Australia News Corp Australia (68.87%) Australia BXBX Pty Ltd (9.79%)
Australia Lake Morepeth Pty Ltd (6.73%) Others (14.61%)
49 [5]
Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Australia Bulldogs Rugby League Club Ltd 34.5 [5][6]
Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Australia Canberra District Rugby League Football Club ltd
Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Australia Grant Read GTR Pty Ltd (100%)
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans Australia Rebecca Frizelle
Australia Darryl Kelly
[7]
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Australia Penn Family (90%) 12 [8]
Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm Australia Matt Tripp 50%

Bart Campbell 30% Gerry Ryan 20%

Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Australia Western Suburbs (N'cle) Leagues Club Limited (100%) 15.0 [9]
New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors New Zealand Autex Industries (100%) 6.0 [10]
North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys Australia Cowboys Leagues Club Ltd
Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels Australia Oliver Bou Farhat 88 [5]
Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg Penrith Panthers Australia Panthers Leagues Club 46.2 [5]
South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs Australia Blackcourt League Investments Pty Limited (Russell Crowe, James Packer, Mike Cannon-Brookes) (75%)
Australia Financial Members of the club (25%)
25900[11] [12]
St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons Australia WIN Corporation (50%), St George Leagues Club (50%)
Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters Australia Eastern Suburbs District Rugby League Football Club Limited (Easts Group) 100 [5]
Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Australia Wests Magpies Pty Ltd (90%)

Australia Balmain District Rugby League Football Club (10%)

20 [13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NRL Club Ownership". Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Who really owns your favourite team?". 5 April 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/breakdown-of-every-nrl-clubs-finances-after-combined-427-million-loss-in-2015/news-story/7b8458e48e8923fe547d3229b74f68cd[bare URL]
  4. ^ Rothfield, Phil (25 February 2015). "NRL rich list: Rating your club's finances". Daily Telegraph.
  5. ^ a b c d e Pash, Chris (4 December 2013). "The Top 20 Most Valuable Australian Sports Brands". Business Insider Australia. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  6. ^ 2014 Annual Report (PDF) (2014 ed.). 31 October 2014. p. 58. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  7. ^ "NRL confirms local consortium as Titans' new owners". ABC News. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  8. ^ Proszenko, Adrian (19 May 2018). "Manly owners knock back $12 million offer from Middle East investors". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  9. ^ Stensholt, John (18 September 2016). "NRL seeking $15-20 million for Newcastle Knights as sale process set to begin". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Eric Watson becomes sole owner of the Warriors after Sir Owen Glenn sells share". stuff.co.nz. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Topic | Rich List". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  12. ^ "Mike Cannon-Brookes purchases one-third share of Blackcourt League Investments". 14 November 2021.
  13. ^ "Wests Tigers Ownership Structure Confirmed". Wests Tigers Official Site. 27 May 2016.

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