Monday, May 16, 2022
Brazil players Giovana and Barth Ariely

Gun teen squad stands strong against full-time pro club

Photo Credit: Bruno Ruas Bernardinelli Brave club Maringá opted to field eight teenagers when they took on Brasil Rugby League’s only full-time professional outfit, Melina, in Saturday’s showpiece women’s clash. While...
Margrith Brazil

Fans pay in dog food for entry to showpiece game

Photo Credit: Fadi Hijazi Supporters aiming to catch a glimpse of the surprise packets of this year’s Rugby League World Cup will be able to do so for a couple of tins of pet...
Brazil Urutaux Maringa 2022

Domingues brothers dominant in lead-up to Brazil-South Africa match

One of six domestic players from Brazil who aims to travel to Australia to face South Africa on June 5 was among the scorers, as the first round of the BRL kicked off last weekend.
Raquel Horz

Record sponsorship for Brasil Rugby League

Brasil famous for its steak, now also its Stake An unprecedented sponsorship for unprecedented times. Brasil Rugby League has welcomed global gaming entity as a major sponsor in preparation for both the Women’s...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are...
Caio Ozzioli Brazil

São Paulo Raiders win tight final against defending champs

Eight years after he tried to help start the first senior rugby league team in Brasil, prop Caio Ozzioli finally scored himself a premiership as São Paulo Raiders beat reigning champs Urutau 21-16 in the 2021 men’s...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Brazil Rugby League Carnival

Brasil & Philippines announce squads for Sunday’s International Rugby League match

Brasil has named 20-year-old Cabramatta talent Dylan Braga Nunes as co-captain ahead of Sunday’s international rugby league match against the Philippines at Kensington Oval, Sydney. Braga Nunes, whose mother is from Recife and whose...
Brazil 2021 Women Rugby League Championship

Brazil announces extended Women’s 2021 World Cup squad

Brazil Rugby League head coach Paul Grundy has announced the following extended World Cup squad to undergo further high-performance camps in the lead-up to Rugby League World Cup 2021. Points of interest include:
Melina team celebration

Dias seizes the day in Brasil Grand Final

Lightning 20-year-old Ana Júia Dias did wonders for her chances of Rugby League World Cup selection, scoring three tries as Melina defeated Vitória 50-4 in the grand final of Brasil’s women’s competition on Saturday.