Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Canada Rugby League East v West 2020

Professional rugby league coming back to Canada

CCCRL to re-introduce rugby league to North American marketRepresents the world’s first professional sports league to be owned by fansPlanning for a short-form tournament to take place in Toronto during summer of 2022Full 12-team league competition to...
Canada Cam Grace and Enoch Wamalwa

Optimism there will be play in Canada

As we continue to move forward early on in this COVID-affected year, there is optimism in Canada that there will be some rugby league played there this season. In 2020, there were no games...
Canada Rugby League Logo

A new brand for Canada Rugby League

TORONTO – February 15th in Canada is Flag Day – the day we celebrate the adoption of the Canadian flag in 1965. This Flag Day, Canada Rugby League is celebrating its roots with the launch of a...
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...
Toronto Wolfpack

Super League rejects Wolfpack application to rejoin In 2021

The Super League Board has rejected Toronto Wolfpack’s application to return to the competition in 2021. The Board considered a number of factors following Wolfpack’s inability to complete the 2020 Betfred Super League season...
Canada Rugby League East v West 2020

Rugby League done and dusted in Canada for 2020

Any faint hopes that the rugby league community had of seeing any domestic games being played in Canada in 2020 have finally been dashed because of the global pandemic. Normally at this time of...
Canada v Jamaica

International Rugby League eligibility rules still a conundrum

Photo Credit: Davey Wilson International eligibility rules continue to be somewhat of a conundrum for the IRL and national governing bodies respectively despite their efforts to tweak regulations. The NRL is...
Toronto Wolfpack

Super League grant Toronto Wolfpack extension

The Super League Board has given the prospective new owner of Toronto Wolfpack, Carlo Livolsi, a further opportunity to provide detail about his investment plans for the club. A 4-week timescale has been allowed.
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...