Thursday, July 7, 2022
Ireland v Italy Womens 2022

Ireland women win historic rugby league clash in Italy, 30-6 – Report

An excellent first-half performance, ahead 24-0 at the break, saw Ireland win the historic opening game in Women’s Euro B North in Italy, at Rugby Club Parisan di Prato, Udine. Honours were shared in the scorching sun...
Donnybrook Cup

USA Ireland discuss re-establishing St Paddy’s Day match: AGM

In what could be a significant move for international rugby league, the USA and Ireland are exploring the possibility of re-establishing their former Donnybrook Cup match. News of the bilateral dialogue emerged at the...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Ireland Championship 2021

Ireland kick-off expanded Rugby League Championship

This weekend will see the start of an expanded 2021 Rugby League Ireland championship, with teams based in all four provinces. Six sides will contest the men’s championship with a further seven spread across division two which...
Ireland Rugby League

RLI Launch Women’s Domestic Championship and an International Team

Rugby League Ireland (RLI) are delighted to mark International Women's Day with an two historic announcement for the organisation. In 2021 RLI will launch its first ever Women's Championship which will see four clubs...
Ireland v Spain

This weekend’s Ireland Rugby League Grand Final postponed

Having successfully played out their truncated domestic season during August involving six clubs, Ireland Rugby League has had to delay their triple-header finals day – due to be held in Claddagh, Galway on Saturday - owing to...
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott,...
Ireland Rugby League

Rugby League Ireland full fixture list confirmed for RLWC 2021

Ireland's men's team to play group games in Leeds and Leigh The Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament organisers have today (July 21st) revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule for what promises to be the...
Bob Beswick

Ireland Rugby League captain signs for Newcastle Thunder

Photo Credit: Toronto Wolfpack

Ireland international Bob Beswick will make a transatlantic switch this winter, as the vastly experienced hooker joins Newcastle Thunder from Toronto Wolfpack.