Footy QLD is a new program from Crocmedia which looks Queensland’s NRL teams. The first episode was broadcast on Sunday at 1pm on Nine.
Footy QLD features rugby league greats Gary Belcher and Scott Sattler hosting, along with Scott Prince and Brent Tate providing insight as guest panellists.
Channel Nine Queensland’s production and programming manager Geoff Cooper said: “There is no doubt Queenslanders have a thirst for more locally focused footy content. We are confident Footy QLD will provide top-class NRL insight and entertainment for our viewers and thrilled to be broadcasting this exciting program from our Mt Coot-tha studios.”
Crocmedia executive director Chris Giannopoulos said: “We are expecting big things from this program. Queenslanders are some of the most engaged footy fans in the country and there is real reason for excitement as the NRL season reaches its pointy end. We’re excited to have also secured McDonald’s and Kia as co-major sponsors along with Sportsbet and Institute For Urban Indigenous Health.”