In The Spotlight
Italy and Lebanon revive Mediterranean Cup in clash at Sicily in June
After a ten-year hiatus, the Mediterranean Cup has been resurrected by the Italian and Lebanese rugby leagues.
A History of Rugby League in England - Part 2
Previously we posted an article about the history of Rugby League in England that showed how the sport evolved in its own separate competition up until the Second World War. Many significant changes happened in the period up to the war such as the first radio broadcast of a game, the name of the game, and the first rule changes that defined at as a separate sport etc.
A History of Rugby League in England - Part 1
One of the most popular sports in Northern England, even more popular than association football is Rugby League. Ever since the 15th century a form of rugby has been spreading across England, when it became standardized at the end of the 19th century. Out of it came Rugby League, and today Rugby League is played across England, but not as much as in North of England, especially Lancashire and Yorkshire, where the game originated.
Rugby League announces its own version of the Americas Cup
Following the success of their meetings in the Rugby League World Qualifiers last season - which saw Brian McDermott’s USA make the finals in 2017 - Canada, Jamaica and United States have unveiled a new tournament, ‘The Rugby League Americas Cup.’