Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Joseph Paulo

Paulo hoping to again represent Samoa at RLWC 2021

A little over a year from now the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) is scheduled to be held and everything being equal, depending on how the world handles COVID-19 between now and then, it should come...
Eliot Peposhi

Young Albanian rugby league player signs professional forms with St Helens

Teenager Eliot Peposhi, whose father Arbian played for Albania against the GB Student Pioneers in Tirana last year, has signed professional forms for St Helens - becoming the first from his nation to earn such a contract.
Honduras Rugby League first training session

First rugby league training session has been held in Honduras

The first rugby league training session has been held in Honduras, in the town of La Esperanza.  It is a particularly poignant moment for Chris Reid, founder of the Confederación Centroamericana de Rugby League.
USA V Canada Rugby League

Push to establish Rugby League Americas Confederation to capitalise on growth

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie All four Americas nations that took part in the Rugby League European Confederation (RLEF) annual congress meeting are in lockstep over the need for the creation of a new...
NZ Ferns RLWC 2017

Kiwi Ferns to celebrate 25th Anniversary year with Fetū Samoa Test

International rugby league is returning to New Zealand soil as the World Nines Champion Kiwi Ferns are set to take on Pacific rivals Fetū Samoa come Saturday 7 November at Mt Smart Stadium.A packed afternoon of women’s...
NSW Country v South Africa

The curious case of rugby league in South Africa

If you were to walk down any of the streets in South Africa’s main cities of Johannesburg, Durban, or Cape Town, and ask the citizens of the Republic what their country’s rugby league team nickname is, you...
Serbian Rugby League 2020

Support for increased domestic player quota

“Moving forward together” was the keynote from the Rugby League European Federation annual congress and ACM, held virtually on Saturday. Over 30 countries gathered online, among them Rugby Football League CEO Ralph Rimmer. The...
Samoa Rugby League local 2020

Pandemic can’t stop rugby league in Samoa

Photo Credit: Samoa Rugby League While the global pandemic has put a big dampener on rugby league activities in many parts of the world, that is not the case in Samoa.
Russian Rugby League tackle

Russia’s fight for rugby league recognition

Russian rugby league has faced challenge after challenge in its battle for survival, but a committed band of individuals have refused to give up and are dreaming big. Unrecognised officially and facing opposition from rival rugby union,...
Wales Rugby League Juniors

Wales Rugby League officially cancel 2020 club season

Wales Rugby League CEO Gareth Kear has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 rugby league season in Wales with immediate effect. This decision was taken after consulting all of the community rugby...