Saturday, July 31, 2021
Steeden European Rugby League Match Ball

Steeden become the official match ball partner of ERL

European Rugby League has agreed a new partnership with sports manufacturer Steeden to become the official match ball supplier of the confederation. Steeden is currently the official match ball of professional competitions Betfred Super...
Referees Picture

Seven European match officials included in new rugby league international squad

Seven European officials from four countries have been selected in the International Rugby League (IRL) international match officials squad (IMOS), which will operate under the elite panel and officiate international matches outside the top tier.
European Rugby League

Rugby League European Federation undergoes rebranding

The Rugby League European Federation (RLEF), which currently administers the sport in the northern hemisphere has completed its re-imaging exercise, now becoming European Rugby League (ERL) as its public-facing brand. The name change was...
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...
Netherlands v Germany 2018 in Rugby League Test

Netherlands take on Germany in only scheduled northern hemisphere rugby league Test match

Netherlands and Germany have named their squads for this Saturday’s (26 September) Griffin Cup encounter which, because of increased coronavirus restrictions in the region, has been moved from Leiden to RC Eemland, Amersfoort. The ranking Test match is scheduled to...
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...
2018 Rugby League European Championship

25 rugby league playing nations from three continents set to meet virtually

RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION PREPARES FOR CONGRESS Despite travel restrictions due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19, over 25 nations from three continents will meet virtually this weekend for the latest annual Rugby League...
George Hotel

Rugby League is 125 years old today!

The sport of rugby league is celebrating its 125th birthday. The game was born on August 29th, 1895 when 21 clubs met at the George Hotel in Huddersfield, England and established the Northern Rugby Football Union, which...
Turkey Rugby League

International Rugby League CEO sees opportunity out of chaos

International Rugby League chief executive officer, Nigel Wood has taken the opportunity of the world-wide lockdown of sport to reflect on what is possible for rugby league. After a lifetime of involvement with the...
2020 Rugby League Oceania Cup

2020 Rugby League Oceania Cup fixtures set for June and October

The Asia Pacific Rugby League Confederation is delighted to announce the return of the Oceania Cup (Previously known as the Pacific Cup) in 2020 after an outstanding inaugural edition last year provided so many historic moments.