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Lastest Rugby League World Rankings - Australia's position under threat

Rugby League International Federation

Date: 30/11/14

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

Rugby League International Fereration

Date: 1/11/14

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"


Malta set for international rugby league clash with Belgium in Leeds

Date: 12/2/15

International rugby league will return to the stadium where it all started in 1908, and staged the 1970 World Cup final.

Belgium and Malta will meet at Headingley Carnegie, Leeds in a curtain-raiser to the round 19 First Utility Super League clash between Leeds Rhinos and Hull FC on Sunday, June 21.


Rugby League 9s: Our answer to 20/20 Cricket?

2014 9's Cup winners

By Matthew Brown, Date: 9/2/15

Over the past week two major Rugby League tournaments occurred. One which is very well known (NRL Auckland 9s) and the Cabramatta International 9s. Both occur around the same time of the year and showcase Rugby League’s shorter version…Nines. Back in the day, Rugby League had two versions, the original World 7s and various Super League World 9s tournaments back in the 80s and 90s. Now, Rugby League 9s is the version played more widely and rightfully so.


Cabramatta International 9's a success as PNGRFL congratulates young squad

El Salvador at 2015 Cabramatta International 9s

Date: 3/2/15

PAPUA New Guinea Rugby Football Chairman Sandis Tsaka has today congratulated the Chairmans XV team and staff which took part in the Cabramatta 9’s tournament in Sydney over the weekend.


Kiwi superstar relishing World Club Series showdown with Warrington

Benji Marshall

Date: 31/1/15

Benji Marshall is relishing the chance to experience the atmosphere of a packed Halliwell Jones Stadium when St George-Illawarra Dragons go head to head with Warrington Wolves in their mouthwatering World Club Series match on Friday February 20 (8.00pm).

The former Kiwi international captain knows it will be a massive challenge for the NRL club to make the long trip to the UK but is looking forward to taking on some of the First Utility Super League’s biggest stars.


Wilkin fired up and ready to go Rabbitoh hunting

Jon Wilkin

Date: 31/1/15

Jon Wilkin believes St Helens’ 2015 World Club Challenge showdown with South Sydney Rabbitohs on Sunday February 22 (7.00pm) is the perfect opportunity for the First Utility Super League champions to show their credentials as the best team in the world.


The 2015 Cabramatta International Rugby League 9's kick-off on Saturday

Date: 30/1/15

The Cabramatta International Rugby League 9's will get underway this Saturday 31st January 2015.

The tournament will take place at New Era Stadium, Cabramatta which is located in Sydney's south west.


Queensland to host Pacific Doubleheader and ANZAC test in May 2015

Date: 29/1/14

International Rugby League will return to South-East Queensland this year with Brisbane and the Gold Coast set to host a blockbuster stand-alone weekend of representative rugby league in May.

In a huge coup for NRL fans in Queensland, Suncorp Stadium will host the traditional Trans-Tasman Test Match between Australia and New Zealand, supported by Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), on Friday May 1.