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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"


International Calendar for Rugby League tops agenda at RLIF Board meeting

Date: 3/5/15

The Rugby League International Federation Board met in Brisbane on 1 May and made significant progress towards the International Calendar for the eight year period post 2017 .

The CEO of the RLIF , David Collier OBE , made a presentation following discussions with Members and Stakeholders on the Strategic Priorities for the sport and welcomed the expansion of Rugby League to 41 affiliated National Federations .


Samoa just get home against Tonga in a Pacific Test classic - match report

Date: 2/5/15

If the war dances were anything to go by this Pacific Test between Tonga and Samoa was always going to be one to remember.

The game got off to a flying start with both teams putting on some big hits and dazzling the vocal crowd with Pacific flair.


Fijian flair too much for PNG Kumuls in Pacific Test - match report

Date: 2/5/15

The Pacific Test started as everyone expected. Both Fiji and PNG battled it out in a tight arm wrestle for the first 19 minutes of the match. Just when PNG looked like they had started to get the upper hand the Fijian's crossed out wide via Jayson Bukuya. Apisai Koroisau converted to put Fiji in front 6 - 0


Storms wash out ANZAC Test as representative round is re-scheduled

2015 Australia v New Zealand ANZAC Test


The NRL last night announced an updated schedule of matches for this weekend’s representative round.

This follows the postponement last night of the ANZAC Test between the Holden Kangaroos and the New Zealand Kiwis – and the women’s match between the Harvey Norman Jillaroos against the NZ Kiwi Ferns.


2015 ANZAC Rugby League Test Australia v New Zealand team lineups

Kangaroos v New Zealand

Date: 1/5/15

Sunday's re-scheduled 2015 ANZAC test in Brisbane could be the closest ANZAC Test match we have seen since 2010 when Australia snuck home against New Zealand 12 - 8 in Melbourne.

The Kiwis are on a role and Australia's unbeatable tag was lost back in 2005 when New Zealand won the Tri-Nations Final 24-0 over the Kangaroos.


Gold Coast welcomes four Pacific Rugby League Teams

2015 Rugby League Pacific Cup

Date: 27/4/15

All four teams competing in the Pacific Test Double Header on Saturday night at Cbus Super Stadium were given a Mayoral welcome on the Gold Coast today.

Players from Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and PNG assembled on the Gold Coast ahead of the historic double header on Saturday night.


2015 Pacific Test Fiji v PNG and Samoa v Tonga (Teams, Dates, Ticketing, TV)

Updated: 1/5/15

The Rugby League Pacific Test concept has expanded with a double header involving Fiji, PNG, Samoa and Tonga to take place on the Gold Coast on Saturday the 2nd of May 2015.