We would like to thank all of the sponsors and supporters below who provided valuable support during the making of the NRL Rookie:
Jetstar is the official airline partner of the NRL Rookie. Without Jetstar it would not have been possible to have recruited the NRL Rookies from all corners of the globe. When it came to travelling to away games the Rookies were always pleased to be travelling Jetstar and receiving nothing but the best service from the Jetstar crew. The NRL Rookie would like to thank Jetstar for their ongoing support and contribution.
As a long term partner of the NRL, Telstra proudly supported this initiative particularly during the global search for the Top 28 Rookies which saw over 1,200 applications from 16 countries. The NRL would like to say an enormous thank you to Telstra for their continued support.
Puma is the official active wear and footwear of the NRL Rookie. Puma ensured that the NRL Rookies were dressed from head to toe in the best quality gear and that they always looked sharp both on and off the pitch.
Murrays Coaches, Buses & Limousines provide express services, tours, transfers, coach hire and bus charter for large and small groups throughout all major cities and regions throughout Australia.
Murrays ensured that the Rookies were always on time for their weekly challenges, matches, sessions in The Sheds and so much more. Murrays worked tirelessly behind the scenes to help make this happen and the NRL Rookie cannot thank them enough for this.
HelloFresh delivers great recipes and fresh ingredients to your home each week. They enable you to cook fast healthy recipes designed by nutritionists and chefs.
With 14 strapping athletes living in a house together it was a serious challenge to try and keep them well fed so that they could train and perform to their full potential. HelloFresh provided an excellent service delivering easy to cook, tasty and healthy food.
The Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust is responsible for managing two of Australia’s special sports venues – the Sydney Cricket Ground and Allianz Stadium.
Together these two grounds form a central sports precinct of international standing that played host to the NRL Rookies during the making of the show. NRL Rookie are extremely thankful to the The Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust for allowing us the use of their fantastic facilities.
Powerade helps replenish vital electrolytes that are lost in sweat.
Powerade is the official sports drink provider of the NRL Rookie and it helped to keep the Rookies running faster and harder for longer.
Mount Franklin is Australian spring water of exceptional quality and purity as Mother Nature intended.
Mount Franklin is the official water supplier of the NRL Rookie. With all the strenuous work the Rookies were doing it was important to ensure that they remained well hydrated with the best quality water at all times.
Stadium Sports Physiotherapy
One of Sydney’s leading Sports Physiotherapy clinics, The Stadium Sports Physiotherapy provided endless support to the Rookies in the form of massage therapy and physiotherapy treatment.
All of their sports physiotherapists are highly trained in the assessment, treatment and further prevention of injuries. They made sure the NRL Rookies were fit and ready to go whenever Head Coach Freddy demanded!
The Star Casino in Sydney will play a vital role in the inaugural NRL Rookie as it hosts the live final where the 16 NRL Clubs will vote for the winner and he will sign his NRL contract live on TV. We'd like to thank The Star for providing access to the amazing facilities that they have at their disposal.
STEEDEN is the Official Ball of the National Rugby League (NRL), State of Origin, NSW Rugby League, Queensland Rugby League, New Zealand Rugby League, Auckland Rugby League, Rugby League World Cup 2013, England Rugby League, Wales Rugby League, Federation of International Touch Football, Touch Football Australia and many more associations, clubs and teams throughout the world
We wanted to ensure that the NRL Rookies were using only the highest quality equipment and STEEDEN helped us make that happen.
Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.
Destination NSW were fundamental in supporting the NRL Rookie to enable the boys to participate in some spectacular activities in and around Sydney such as helicopter rides over the spectacular Sydney Harbour and Opera House!
For more information visit http://www.sydney.com
Prozone provides next-generation performance solutions to meet the needs of sports teams, leagues and federations across a range of sports, focusing on the areas of performance analysis, athlete monitoring and squad management.
Prozone provided the coaching team of Brad Fittler, Adrian Lam and Mark Geyer with a wide range of statistics and supplied easy to use software for the detailed game analysis that the coaching team ran after each game. With such a short time to identify the strongest Rookies, the information provided by Prozone was invaluable.
GPSports is an information technology and research & development company within the elite team sport analysis industry. GPSports has developed sophisticated performance monitoring devices, which incorporate advanced GPS tracking with heart rate and accelerometer monitoring. GPSports combines Engineering and Sports Science expertise to build one of the most innovative sport technology companies in the world.
GPSports helped provide the NRL Rookie coaching team with the vital statistics that they needed to understand player performance and work rate.
Victor Sports provide a comprehensive range of sports medical and rehabilitation appliances. Victor Sports provided fundamental medical resources to ensure the Rookies health and safety was always at the forefront of what we did.