NRL fans have taken to social media to express their fury at the NRL posting the Dally M winners online before they were aired on television.

Every year the Dally M Medal recognises the NRL’s best player, as well as handing out a host of other awards and giving rugby league’s elite a chance to dress up and strut their stuff.

However, fans tuning into the ‘live’ Foxtel broadcast were angered after learning the captain and coach of the year winners were announced on the NRL Twitter account 20 minutes before they made it to the screen.

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The NRL realised their mistake and swiftly deleted the tweets, before re-sharing the winners to match the broadcast’s announcements.

“We know, you tweeted this 20min ago,” one person said in response to NRL’s tweet on Cameron Smith winning ‘Captain of the Year’..

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Another added, “Now you can put it up!”

Yikes!

WSFM 101.7 Sydney