Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has announced Brisbane-based crypto exchange Swyftx will be the league’s first official crypto sponsor until 2025, with a one-year extension option.

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Fast facts

  • For an undisclosed amount, Swyftx will support all NRL and NRLW games and finals, as well as the inter-state showdown State of Origin and All-Stars Series.
  • The NRL is one of the nation’s most popular sporting leagues with around 100 million annual views, as 3.5 million fans tuned in to last year’s season finals.
  • Crypto advertising in sports exploded in the past 12 months, taking center stage at this year’s Super Bowl while the Australian Football League (AFL) scored a AU$27 million (US$19.4) sponsorship from
  • Swyftx is an Australian exchange serving more than 400,000 customers, according to the exchange. 

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