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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"


Rugby League's Global march continues as 220 coaches and match officials graduate across Europe

Date: 28/11/15

As a result of the recently completed, 18-month, Leadership Devolution Project, 31 technical educators have been qualified and 224 new Level 1 coaches and match officials are now supporting the continuing growth of rugby league in Europe.

The scheme, part-funded by the European Commission who granted €195.000 - the remainder coming from the Rugby League International Federation - included 17 partner countries.


Rugby League Champions to be crowned in the Czech Republic, Serbia and Norway on Saturday

Date: 14/11/15

Three champions will be decided across Europe on Saturday as rugby league seasons come to an end.

The 2015 Czech Rugby League Grand Final will be played between Orli Havlickuv Brod and Czech Rabbitohs in Tis, ensuring that a new name is added to the list of ultimate winners.


2016 Oceania 9s Multicultural Tournament

Date: 11/11/2015

The Rugby League season will kick-off early in 2016 with the Oceania 9s Multicultural Tournament taking place on the 16th and 17th of January at North Leagues Bishop Park in Nundah Queensland.

The tournament itself will be capped at 20 teams with the likes of Philippines and West Papua already entering teams.


2015 Rugby League Test England v New Zealand Game 3 teams, fixture details, TV and Radio Times

Teams: England v New Zealand (Game 3 - 2015 Baskerville Test Series)

Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan, England. Capacity 25,138 (Sold Out)

Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Kick-off time: 1pm local time


Kiwis claim close win against England in London

Date: 8/11/15

New Zealand has leveled the Test series at 1-1 after a grinding 9-2 victory in front of 44,393 fans in London.

A crucial try to Shaun Kenny-Dowall in the second half, the only four-pointer of the game, was enough to get the Kiwis home.


Rugby League strategic roadmap aims to double worldwide TV audience by 2025 (Full Version)

 Rugby League Strategic Plan 2025 Page Cover

Date: 7/11/15

The Rugby League International Federation member nations recently gathered in Paris and revealed the roadmap for rugby league going into the 2018 to 2015 period.

With now over 70 nations playing or starting up rugby league the next 10 years is going to be an exciting time for rugby league as it grows in popularity around the globe.


Three nations vie for 2015 Rugby League European Championship on Showdown Saturday

Ireland v Wales

Date: 7/11/15

Three of the four nations can take the 2015 Rugby League European Championship crown tomorrow in another exceptionally close finish.

Last season Scotland won the tournament on the last day on points difference, but the Bravehearts are the only ones who are not in a position to retain their crown.