THE NEW NRL BROADCASTING DEAL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
* In 2016, there will only be one Friday night game, with a Thursday night game added.
* In 2017, Monday night football will be scrapped, with a game to begin at 6pm on Friday evenings. * All matches will be shown live. Nine will have Thursday night, Friday night and Sunday afternoon football, with all games to be simulcast on Fox Sports.
* From 2017, Fox Sports will have a dedicated rugby league channel, similar to its current AFL station, Fox Footy.