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STEEDEN was established in Queensland in 1958 by Ray Steeden and produced leather footballs, cricket balls and boxing equipment. STEEDEN moved to New South Wales in the late 1960s and was acquired by Gray-Nicolls Sports in 1995.

The STEEDEN brand has grown from strength-to-strength under the guidance of Gray-Nicolls Sports through continual innovation, introduction of new products, creative ideas and acquiring important endorsements.

STEEDEN is the Official Ball of the National Rugby League (NRL), State of Origin, NSW Rugby League, Queensland Rugby League, NSW Country Rugby League, New Zealand Rugby League, Auckland Rugby League, Rugby League World Cup 2017, Federation of International Touch Football, NRL Touch Football, NSW Touch Football, Queensland Touch Football and many more associations, clubs and teams throughout the world (see Endorsees for further information).