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NRL Vegas Combine video

The NRL Combine is an invitational scouting showcase, designed to discover and evaluate potential NRL talent in North America. Athletes participate in a range of speed, agility, strength and skill-based tests, each designed to assess the athlete’s suitability to play in the NRL. Following the Combine, 4 athletes who meet minimum performance standards and who display the potential to play in the NRL, will be invited to travel to Australia to train for up to two weeks with an elite Rugby League team. All costs associated with travelling to Australia and Vegas will be met by the NRL for selected athletes.

Introducing the Vegas Talent Combine

The official NRL Talent Combine will be back in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2025!


25 Male & 25 Female elite athletes will showcase their skills in front of NRL officials for an opportunity of a life-time in Australia.


You could be one of four athletes selected to travel to Australia to train with elite teams to try and earn a professional contract in the NRL or NRLW.

NRL Rules explained

Rugby league is a fast-paced and exciting sport that originated in England in the late 19th century, and is now one of Australia’s biggest professional sports.

Rugby League experience Down Under

This is an amazing opportunity for aspiring elite athletes!


You could be one of the lucky four athletes who will get to travel to Australia for two weeks and train with a professional team.


You will learn from the best coaches and players in the world, while also enjoying the beautiful scenery and culture of Australia. You will have the chance to show off your skills and impress the scouts, who might offer you a contract to play in the NRL or NRLW.


This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you don't want to miss!


All you have to do is participate in the combine and give it your best shot. The combine will test your speed, strength, agility and endurance. You will also play some games and drills to demonstrate your teamwork and technique. The top two male and top two female athletes will be selected based on their performance and potential.


The NRL will cover all your expenses, including flights, accommodation and meals. You just need to bring your passion and determination. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Register now and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

New Vegas Combine Logo

2025 expressions of interest open NOW!

Once you submit your expression of interest form, your application will go to a panel of evaluators who will assess your suitability to attend the Combine. If you are successful, you will be sent an invitation to attend the combine as well as the NRL Combine Athlete Info Pack which will include resources to help you prepare for the event.

Vegas 9's

The NRL will return to Las Vegas in 2025, inviting teams from across North America and beyond for a thrilling showcase of skill, passion, and competition at the Vegas 9's Rugby League Festival. Click below for more information.