The Board of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has announced that it has officially changed its name to International Rugby League (IRL). The membership has endorsed the name change and it is officially adopted from today (October 15th, 2019).
The NRL has confirmed the three pools which will make up the inaugural Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s Sydney 2019, to be held at Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta on October 18-19.
TV: FOX Sports, the official broadcast partner of the Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s will broadcast every match live and exclusive into Australia. Sky New Zealand will also broadcast every match live into New Zealand.
The 2019 Great Britain Rugby League Tour will see the Lions taking on the New Zealand Kiwis, Mate Ma'a Tonga and Papua New Guinea Kumuls in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has welcomed the success of the mid-year international window. There have been fantastic games played right across the world at three of the four current World Cup disciplines, men’s, women’s and wheelchair.
The first fixtures of the 2019 Rugby League Oceania Cup were played overnight in Auckland and Sydney.