Wednesday, October 27, 2021
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.
Brasil hummel

Amazonas to wear Hummel at Rugby League World Cup

Brasil Rugby League has secured a deal with one of the oldest and most prestigious names in sports apparel, joining forces with Hummel for the coming Rugby League World Cup. Brasil’s history-making female team...
Philippines 2021

Two of world’s biggest league nations break COVID freeze

Two of the world’s most populous nations – representing almost 320 million people – will return to international rugby league with the staging of the Magellan Trophy. Brasil (population 211 million) and the Philippines...
Brazil Camp Dec 2021


Brasil Rugby League will take an extraordinary step in efforts to ramp up preparation for Rugby League World Cup 2021, rapidly organising a 9-day expenses-paid secure bubble to stave off disruptions to their calendar.
Brazil 2021 Women Rugby League Championship

Professional club to compete in Brazilian rugby league

Rugby League will welcome participation from a professional team in Latin America for the first time, with news that Melina will contest the Brazilian women’s national championships in São Lourenço this weekend. Founded by...
Canada v Jamaica

First Americas Rugby League Steering Committee meets

Photo Credit: Davey Wilson The first America’s Rugby League steering committee meeting has taken place, with the group tasked to establish an agreed road map for the region to become a confederation in its...
USA vs Jamaica

Americas Championship should be expanded: poll

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie In the lead up to Christmas, RugbyLeaguePlanet ran a poll on Twitter to gauge our readers’ thoughts on whether or not the rugby league Americas Championship should be expanded, and...
Chilean national team head coach Rod Millar

Growing the great game of Rugby League in Latin America

Growing the game in Latin America Since the 2017 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) there has been an international push to grow the game of rugby league on a wider scale, and in many...