Anthony Albanese reveals how he and footy supremo Peter V'landys are trying to get US President Joe Biden to attend the NRL's games in Las Vegas

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By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 21:21 EDT, 2 November 2023 | Updated: 21:21 EDT, 2 November 2023

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has explained really he and footy supremo Peter V'Landys will do everything successful their powerfulness to get US President Joe Biden to be nan NRL's historical double header successful Las Vegas adjacent March.

Albanese praised nan diligence of V'landys aft nan duo's sojourn to nan White House past week.

The Australian Rugby League Commission president met Biden successful personification astatine nan invitation of Albanese, who flew to Washington to be a authorities dinner.


The NRL plans to make Biden their impermanent of honour astatine nan double header adjacent year, erstwhile nan Sea Eagles, Rabbitohs, Broncos and Roosters kick disconnected nan NRL 2024 premiership astatine Allegiant Stadium successful Sin City.

Albanese besides confirmed V'landys made an instant relationship pinch Biden arsenic nan NRL took to pat into nan lucrative US sporting market.

Anthony Albanese has revealed he and Peter V'Landys will do everything imaginable to get US President Joe Biden (pictured left) to be nan NRL's historical double header successful Las Vegas

Australian Rugby League Commission president Peter V'Landys meet Joe Biden successful personification astatine nan invitation of Anthony Albanese astatine nan White House successful Washington

The Sea Eagles, Rabbitohs, (both pictured) Broncos and Roosters footwear disconnected nan NRL 2024 premiership astatine Allegiant Stadium successful Las Vegas successful a double header connected March 3 

'It was an unthinkable trip,' Albanese told News Corp.

'It was awesome to person Peter along, too. I made judge he sewage a bully infinitesimal to talk pinch Joe.

'To spell to nan White House was awesome and a awesome honour to correspond Australia.

'When I introduced Peter to Joe, I mentioned nan NRL games successful March adjacent twelvemonth to statesman nan title will beryllium held successful nan US.

'It's a large deal.'

It comes arsenic nan NRL is committed to playing yearly fixtures successful Sin City until astatine slightest 2028, if not beyond.

V'landys is adamant nan NRL tin beryllium a smash deed successful America.

'We person group ourselves 5 years and if nan results aren't location successful five, we will re-assess, but I cognize we person nan champion crippled successful nan world,' he said.

'There is nary crippled for illustration rugby league. It's sewage everything.'


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