Thursday, November 26, 2020
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.

France 2018 Rugby League European Champions

Fixtures confirmed for 2020 Rugby League European Championships

The fixtures for the men’s 2020 Rugby League European Championships are now confirmed with, for the first time, the competition featuring 16 nations over four tiers, and involving promotion and relegation.

2020 Cabramatta International Nines

2020 Cabramatta International Nines cancelled due to extreme weather

The NRL has cancelled the 2020 Cabramatta Nines due to the extreme weather conditions forecast across Sydney tomorrow.

Rugby League

International Rugby League has never been stronger

International Rugby League Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Wood is looking forward to 2020 with anticipation and great confidence. In the annual message to the membership, he has highlighted the progress that has been made since the appointment of full-time staff by the organisation and also the clear plans for 2020.