BREAKING NEWS: Ch 9 to broadcast LIVE NRL games into Perth

Rugby League fans in Perth received a huge win today, with Channel Nine announcing that NRL games will be broacast live, highlighting the growing importance of Rugby League in WA.

Coverage begins this Friday on GEM from 4.30pm, with a delayed telecast of the second NRL match at 6.30pm. Perth audiences will also get to see the Sunday Footy Show on GEM at 2pm Sunday, followed by the Sunday afternoon game at 4pm.

With Daylight Saving ending in NSW this weekend, live Friday night games will be broadcast into Perth on GEM beginning at 5.30pm from Friday 6th April 2012. The delayed telecast will be screened at 7.30pm.

Channel Nine’s media release can be viewed below.

PERTH VIEWERS TO RECEIVE LIVE NRL COVERAGE