Fans to show true colours in 2013 England v Exiles International Origin
England fans can show their true colours like never before when the country’s best Rugby League players go head to head with the cream of overseas talent in the International Origin Match next month.
To celebrate England’s fixture against the Exiles at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, on Friday June 14, the RFL has put together possibly the best value ticket package in Rugby League history.
Rugby League in the UK looks at restructure in quest to expand the game
The first round of the consultation process on the RFL’s Policy Review has been completed this week, with RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood providing updates at meetings of the Super League and Championships clubs and the Community Board.
The RFL is taking a ‘whole game’ approach to the Policy Review which will conclude with the implementation of a long-term strategic plan that ensures the growth and good health of Rugby League at all levels.
2013 England v Exiles International Origin Teams
By Richard Cowley, Updated: 25/4/13
On June 14th England will be taking on the Exiles in the only International Origin fixture for 2013. The game will be played at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington.
Steve McNamara will be using the International Origin match to fine tune England's preparations for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup which they are co-hosting with Wales later in the year.
Extraordinary England Rugby League captain Kevin Sinfield is ‘The General’
England Rugby League captain Kevin Sinfield has today been unveiled as the new ‘Rugby League of The Extraordinary’ character ‘The General.’
The announcement, on St George’s Day, is part of the launch of the new England Rugby League website, www.englandrl.co.uk.
The new website is being launched with a special film about Kevin Sinfield, which sees ‘The General’ re-visit his first club Waterhead, who he joined at seven years of age.
Billy Boston back in Challenge Cup action!
Rugby League legend Billy Boston will help conduct the draw for the fifth round of the 2013 Tetley’s Challenge Cup on Monday (April 22).
Billy played in six Challenge Cup finals at Wembley during a glittering career with Wigan, for whom he scored 478 tries in 488 appearances between 1953 and 1968.
His link with Wembley will be immortalised later this year when Billy will be one of five players captured in bronze in a statue that will be unveiled outside the national stadium.
Tetley’s Challenge Cup fourth round tie has international flavour
By Richard Cowley, Date: 10/4/13
The ties for the fourth round of the Tetley's Challenge Cup have been released with teams still flying the flag for Wales and France in the English dominated tournament.
The North Wales Crusaders who currently play in Championship One (3rd tier in UK) will have a tough mission on their hands as they take on Super League team Hull FC at Hull.
Down to the South of France and two teams are still in the knock-out tournament.
England name elite train on squad with 2013 Rugby League World Cup in mind
By Richard Cowley, Date: 6/3/13
England Rugby League have bolted out of the barrier early by naming 30 man elite train on squad for their planned internationals for 2013 including the World Cup.
The first big test for England will be on the 14th on June when they take on the Exiles in the only International Origin match for 2013 at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, England.
England Knights finalise squad for Alitalia European Cup
By Richard Cowley, Date:12/10/12
England Knights have finalised their squad for the upcoming Alitalia European Cup which kicks off this weekend with Scotland taking on Ireland.
England name squad to take on Wales and France
By Richard Cowley, Date; 2/10/12
England have named a 24 man squad for the autumn international series against France and Wales. James Graham has been selected but will more than likely miss out due to suspension.