Sunday, May 16, 2021
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Further rugby league expansion in Africa, and Montenegro granted Observer status

In encouraging news, the Middle East Africa region has put forward a new representative format that features a proposed four-tier competition with promotion and relegation. It will cater for the growing number of nations playing the sport...
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana Rugby League Federation secures sponsorship

The further development of rugby league in Ghana has been boosted courtesy of sponsorship of the Ghana Rugby League Federation by a UK-based businesswoman. Sara Gawa-McNiel, resident in London, is of Ghanaian heritage and a keen supporter of...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

African nations welcome NRL coverage

For the first time, matches from the Australian men’s National Rugby League (NRL) are being broadcast in Africa, as part of a deal agreed by The Walt Disney Company Africa and shown on its ESPN channels.
We Empower

Ghana Rugby League pledge to empower women on International Women’s Day

The women's section of the Rugby League Federation Ghana has launched a new campaign to coincide with International Women's Day today, entitled #WeEmpower, in solidarity with the UN's theme for the occasion this year.
Ghana women Rugby League 2021

Ghana Rugby League formalise women’s teams

The five men’s teams in Ghana – Bulls, Skolars, Accra Panthers, Pirates and Nungua Tigers – are all set to add women’s sides, with the aim of them starting a regular domestic season. It...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Middle East Africa Rugby League Federation steering group established

With significant increased rugby league activity - and more nations than ever before established and playing - the first steps have been taken to set up a federation for the sport in the Middle East and Africa...
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana Rugby League introduce the sport into military training

The Rugby League Federation of Ghana has begun to establish the sport in the military, after being asked to train a group of recruits. The ultimate aim is to establish an armed forces competition in the country,...
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana Rugby League Association recommended for affiliate membership

The Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) board has recommended Ghana to be upgraded from Observer to Affiliate member status to the International Rugby League (IRL) board and its members. If accepted, as expected, Ghana would become only...
Pretty Girls Play Rugby League' campaign

Ghana Rugby League launch ‘Pretty Girls Play Rugby League’ campaign

Rugby League Federation Ghana has launched a new marketing and recruitment campaign specifically aimed at women and girls, with the intention of having at least four women’s clubs playing by 2021. The concept is...
Nigeria 2019 MEA Champions

2020 Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship postponed

Photo: Nigeria 2019 Middle East Africa Rugby League Champions The Rugby League European Federation board has confirmed the decision to postpone the 2020 Middle East Africa Championship, which was due to be held in...