NRL 360

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NRL 360
Genresports
Presented byBen Ikin (host)
Paul Kent
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
Production
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkFox Sports
Fox League (2017-)
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original release6 March 2013 –
present

NRL 360 is an Australian nightly NRL talk show that deals with the issues in the NRL. It began airing on Fox Sports on 6 March 2013.

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2015 Series[edit]

From Tuesday, 3 March 2015, NRL 360 moves from once a week on Wednesdays (30 episodes a season) to three nights a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays) for a total of 90 episodes in 2015.

2016 Series[edit]

In 2016, for the finals series, in addition to the regular Tuesday-Thursday broadcast, they decided to broadcast on a fourth night with Monday nights as the fourth with two journalists as well as Greg Alexander joining Ikin and Kent.

The final episode of 2016, the Thursday before the grand final and the day of the NRL fan day, they held a special live from the Sydney Opera House edition where they spoke to grand final captains, Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith, the grand final coaches Shane Flanagan and Craig Bellamy as well as the regular Thursday 'legends' Geoff Toovey and Billy Moore.

The 2016 NRL 360 schedule is as follows: (All 'nights' occur from the start of round 1 to the Grand final week except for Mondays which is only aired in the finals weeks)

2017 Series[edit]

The 2017 edition of NRL360 is one of many shows on the new Fox League channel. NRL 360 is now hosted on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Whilst both the Coaches remain the same, with the retirenment of Michael Ennis and the move to the Brisbane Broncos by Benji Marshall Canterbury-Bankstown and Wests Tigers captains James Graham and Aaron Woods respectively take their places. Furthermore, since the signing of Geoff Toovey by the Bradford Bulls in the English Championship, former Newcastle Knights legend and coach Danny Buderus comes in.

NRL 360 Summer Series[edit]

At the conclusion of the 2017 NRL season, it was announced that a grand final edition woukd be aired the Monday after the grand final. It was later revealed that a 'Summer Series' would air at 7:30 pm (19:30) on Monday nights until the end if the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

2018 Series[edit]

It was announced that the series would begin earlier normally to provide off-season news and opinion starting on Monday 29 January. The regular series began a week prior to the first round under the following program.

  • Mondays - Phil Rothfield joins Ben and Paul + Coaches night with rotating coaches including current and former NRL, Origin and International coaches.
  • Tuesdays - Paul Crawley joins Ben and Paul + Players Night with Cronulla colours.svg Luke Lewis & Josh Reynolds Wests Tigers colours.svg - (Current Players)
  • Wednesdays - James Hooper joins Ben and Paul + legends night with North Sydney colours.svg Billy Moore and a ‘rotating legend’ including Danny Buderus Newcastle colours.svg, Greg Alexander Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg, Nathan Hindmarsh Parramatta colours.svg or Steve Roach Balmain colours.svg.

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