Lastest Rugby League World Rankings - Australia's position under threat
For the first time since the rugby league world rankings were introduced, Australia’s position at the head of them is under threat.
Should New Zealand - who beat the Kangaroos in the recent Four Nations final in Christchurch to pick up their first-ever trophy on home soil - defeat the Green and Gold’s in next year’s Anzac Test and England on their three match autumn tour, they will go into top spot.
Rugby League International Board predicts bright future & USARL now Affiliate Members of the RLIF
As Rugby League prepares for an exceptional weekend of international competition with crucial games in both hemispheres, the Chairman of the RLIF, Nigel Wood took some time to reflect upon the recent RLIF Board Meeting held in Brisbane.
"There was a clear determination by all around the table to progress the cause of international rugby league. It was a very constructive and progressive meeting"
Spain ready to take next step along rugby league world cup path against Malta
Rugby League’s European Championship C kicks off this Saturday (26th September) with Spain, who defeated Latvia in a pre-qualifier, hosting Malta at the at Polideportivo Cuatre Carreres Stadium, Valencia (kick off 6pm).
It will be the first time the nations have met.
Canada one up in Colonial Cup with win over USA
By Brian Lowe, Date: 22/9/15
Photo Credit Carolyn Ritchie
Canada has drawn first blood in the 2015 Colonial Cup with a 36-28 win against the USA in the opening game of the series Sunday in Conshohocken, PA.
Canada opened the scoring and posted three quick tries before the Hawks started to find some rhythm to reply with tries of their own.
Russia defeat Italy and finish 2nd on Rugby League European Championship B table
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP B 2014-15: GAME 12 - RUSSIA 26 ITALY 6 – REPORT
New Russia coach Denis Korolev saw his side triumph at the Fili Stadium, Moscow, in front of over 1,000 fans; three tries in eight minutes leading up to the half hour proving to be decisive.
“It was the best possible performance we could have put in seeing as the team had only been assembled at short notice,” he said.
Serbia claim 2015 Rugby League European Championship B title
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP B 2014-15: GAME 11 - UKRAINE 4 SERBIA 64 – FC Locomotive Stadium, Chop
Serbia ran in 11 tries to claim the European Championship B title, in a match played on the Ukraine-Hungarian border as part of the URLF’s plan to spread the sport in Zakarpattia Oblast and Uzhhorod in the west of the country.
The visitors, defeated only once in the competition, started strongly, Stevan Stevanovic with the first break and Djordje Gak opening scoring in the second minute.
Russia and Italy still in with a chance coming into Euro clash
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP B 2014-15: GAME 12 - RUSSIA v ITALY – PREVIEW
With both sides still mathematically in with a chance of winning European Championship B, Russia and Italy renew a rivalry that has generated some entertaining games over the past four years – and do so on the anniversary of a famous date in Russian history.
Serbia have chance to secure top stop in Euro Championship B
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP B 2014-15: GAME 11 - UKRAINE V SERBIA – PREVIEW
Serbia has the chance to wrap up the European Championship B title at the Lokomotyv Stadium in Chop, on the Hungary-Ukraine border, with a win or draw in the final round of the competition on Saturday (12th September, kick-off 4pm).
They currently sit two points ahead of Italy and Russia, who play on the same day in Moscow, with all three already advancing to the 2016 European World Cup Qualifiers next year.
Rugby League European Federation Statement - Serbia v Ireland
Rugby League European Federation General Manager Danny Kazandjian has issued the following statement after the match between Serbia and Ireland at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade was abandoned yesterday.
- International Series / Test Match
- American Samoa
- Catalonia (Region)
- Cook Islands
- Czech Republic
- England / Great Britain
- New Zealand
- Papua New Guinea
- Saudi Arabia
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- United Arab Emirates
- United States
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Rugby League Four Nations
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Sierra Leone
- International Mag