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NRL women’s draw revealed for inaugural league. Who is your team playing


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Players with the new NRL trophy.Source:News Corp Australia

IT’S game on for the NRL women’s premiership.

The final piece in the puzzle dropped on Sunday night when the draw was finally revealed.

On a historic weekend for women’s rugby league, the Roosters will clashing with the Warriors in Sydney and the Broncos will tackle the St George Illawarra Dragons in Brisbane.
Both matches will be played before NRL finals matches.

NRL WOMEN’S PREMIERSHIP DRAW

3.05pm Saturday, September 8 at ANZ Stadium

Sydney Roosters v New Zealand Warriors

1.45pm Sunday, September 9 at Suncorp Stadium

Brisbane Broncos v St George-Illawarra Dragons

Hilda Mariu (Warriors), Simaima Taufa (Roosters), Jayme Fressard (Broncos) and Talesha Quinn (Dragons) with the new women’s NRL trophy. NRL Photos/Gregg Porteous

Hilda Mariu (Warriors), Simaima Taufa (Roosters), Jayme Fressard (Broncos) and Talesha Quinn (Dragons) with the new women’s NRL trophy. NRL Photos/Gregg PorteousSource:News Corp Australia

NRL WOMEN’S PREMIERSHIP FAST FACTS

 

#For the inaugural competition only four clubs will complete for the sports newest trophy — the St George Illawarra Dragons, Sydney Roosters, Brisbane Broncos and New Zealand Warriors.

#Each of these clubs has a squad of 22. A team of 21 will be named on Tuesday before games. That will be cut to 19 24 hours before kickoff with the final 17 confirmed one hour before kickoff.

#The women’s game is similar to the men’s in that there are two referees and the bunker; it has the same judiciary process; there is the shot; and HIAs.

#Games are different in there are 30-minute halves.

#There are 10 interchanges allowed in regular time, plus two additional in golden point.

#It is a 40/30 kick, rather than a 40/20.

#The games will be played as double-headers during the men’s NRL finals series.

#The inaugural competition will comprise three rounds with a season decider to be played on September 30 in the lead-up the men’s NRL grand final at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

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