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The attendance record for a rugby league match in Australia was broken in when 70, people saw Australia play England at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
The 50th anniversary of rugby league in Australia was marked by hosting the second ever Rugby League World Cup tournament in George and South Sydney attracting a crowd of 78, Arthur Beetson became the first indigenous Australian to captain the national team of any sport when in he was selected to lead the Kangaroos.
The Winfield Cup Grand Final drew remarkably strong ratings nationwide. This success had set the scene for a truly national competition which eventuated in with the addition of teams from Townsville , Perth and even Auckland in New Zealand.
However the growth of the competition was severely hampered by one of the biggest corporate disputes in Australian history over control of it: The Super League war was fought in and out of court during the mids by the News Ltd-backed Super League and Kerry Packer -backed Australian Rugby League organisations over control of the top-level professional rugby league football competition of Australasia.
In , New South Wales State of Origin and Kangaroos Test forward Ian Roberts became the first high-profile Australian sports person and first footballer in the world to come out to the public as gay.
The following season the premiership was re-united under the National Rugby League partnership committee, composed of representatives from Australian Rugby League and News Ltd.
In , the centenary year of rugby league in Australia was celebrated, with World Cup being held and the Royal Australian Mint launching a series of uncirculated coins in November to commemorate the occasion.
The Australian Rugby League Commission is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in Australia and also conducts all representative rugby league, including the national team and the annual State of Origin series.
At state level, the game is administered by local governing bodies under the control of the ARLC. These teams also field National Youth Competition teams, an Under 20s competition.
These competitions are the major feeder competitions for the NRL competition. Alongside these mainly metropolitan-based competitions country rugby league bodies run competitions throughout rural Queensland and New South Wales.
Amateur competitions are run in the Affiliated states. Six clubs averaged over 20, in that year, a feat still unmatched. The year of was a turbulent one for Australian rugby league and saw what may be the largest decrease in attendance ever 2,,, down , down from in the ARL.
This crowd decrease is attributed to the poor publicity surrounding the ongoing court cases related to Super League.
When the SL competition was introduced in and played alongside the ARL competition it attracted 1,, The ARL for the same year saw slightly higher attendances of 1,, The year saw club mergers and "relegations" from the NRL.
The effective slashing of clubs from the first grade rugby league competition was reflected in the slashing of crowd figures as fans became disgruntled by the club they had supported for many years being torn apart.
Crowd figures did not improve until , with an increase of , on the previous year, Figures increased again in and The aggregate crowd for was 2,, and the average crowd figure for regular season matches was 16,, the highest ever recorded, and 34, for play-offs.
In , attendance slightly dipped to 2,, An average of 15, for regular season matches and 34, for playoffs, which was still an improvement on figures.
In , the number of teams competing in first grade rugby league in Australia increased for the first time since with the re-introduction of the Gold Coast Titans in Gold Coast, Queensland.
The State of Origin series is an annual best-of-three series of interstate matches between the two strongest rugby league states Queensland and New South Wales.
In , a total of , Australians participated in rugby league. Junior league registrations have grown, climbing from 79, in to , in In , , children played rugby league competitively in schools.
ARLD schools programs have directly involved more than 1,, children in rugby league-based physical activities by in As at , rugby league in Australia had a total player base of , people.
The vast majority of rugby league participants are male. The lack of female-participation in Australian rugby league can mostly be attributed to the predominantly masculine culture which discourages women from playing, and provides little financial or cultural incentive to play.
Many NRL clubs hold initiatives to foster this relationship. This follows the increased number of female members to the boards of the National Rugby League and several of its clubs.
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