Footy’s back: follow the NRL season on Twitter

By Jonno Simpson
Thursday, 5 March 2015

The wait is over! The 2015 @NRL season is here and we’re in for a blockbuster round one on the field and on Twitter. With more players on Twitter than ever before, clubs set to provide deeper exclusive access and the league ready to provide wall-to-wall coverage, it’s set to be the biggest season yet for rugby league fans on Twitter.

While there’s nothing better than being at the game sharing the footy thrills with your friends, family and fellow fans, the next best place to recreate that thrilling match day experience is on Twitter.

It’s like having a stadium in your pocket.

Whether it’s live scores, photos from the sheds, insights from your favourite players, videos from the training paddock or stats and fantasy team updates, Twitter is the ideal footy news source make sure you don’t miss a thing.

To whet your appetite for what you can expect to see throughout the season, here’s a collection of our favourite Tweets from what is always an arduous and agonisingly long pre-season.

To help you get your 2015 season underway, the @NRL has some great Twitter Lists to help you find all the best accounts. Discover your favourite club or player and enjoy all their updates throughout the season.

You’ve been waiting for this weekend, so get involved in round one by Tweeting your support and be sure to include the official match day hashtags. The @NRL has revamped their official hashtags for 2015, with team names being used instead of three letter team codes, making it simple to see which teams are doing battle.

It’s set to be another season of amazing rugby league and you’ll be able to watch it all unfold on Twitter. We can’t wait for the footy season to unfold and see which side will take out the ultimate prize — sending the perfect Tweet of @NRL glory!