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Ireland 2017 RLWC

Ireland 2017 RLWC in review – Wolfhounds dudded by system

By Brian Lowe, Date: 22/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

If there is any team competing at #RLWC2017 that feels it has been screwed over more than anyone else, it would have to be Ireland.

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Rugby League Planet – Ireland snapshot and rugby league results


This page was last updated 11/4/14

Foundation Year - 1995

International Team - Wolfhounds

Highest finish in World Cup - Qualifying Semi-Final (2008), Quarter Final (2000)

Top level domestic competition - Ireland's domestic rugby league competition has been running since 1997. Ireland currently have 6 teams playing in the Elite League. The competition runs from May through to August. Ireland also run a north and south conference which have 4 teams each. In 2009 histroy was made with the kickoff of a new Northern Ireland 4 team competition.

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...
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

Ireland Wolfhounds 14-48 Wales Dragonhearts

By Conor Kelly, Date:4/8/13

A strong first half performance from the Wales Dragonhearts gave them the platform they needed to pick up a win after losing their first game to England last month.

With the sun shinning it took just three minutes for the visitors to open the scoring when Alan Pope crossed over to put his side 4-0 up.

However, this lead was short lived when Tom McKeown, who had a brief spell with the South Wales Scorpions last year, crashed over for the Wolfhounds to make it 6-4 after Andy Brace added the extras.

2014 Rugby League European Championship

2014 Rugby League European Championship Tickets Go On Sale

Date: 1/10/14

On Saturday 18th of October Ireland kick off their 2014 European Championship campaign against France in Tallaght Stadium followed by the visit of Scotland on the 25th of October at both Senior and Under 19 levels.

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.

4 Try hero Richard Barnett takes on the Irish defence

Powerful and abrasive professional Jamaican team beat Domestic Irish Team

Date: 17/10/16

Ireland got a rude awakening at the hands of a powerful and abrasive Jamaican team when they met in their rugby league international in Bray

Rugby League World Cup Trophy Lands In Limerick

Press Release, Date: 17/10/12

Limerick, IRELAND - The Rugby League World Cup trophy was put on display in Limerick today as tournament officials visited Thomond Park to announce the ticket selling arrangements for the Ireland and Australia group game in 2013.

Rugby League Ireland

Expansion in Irish rugby league as new domestic season dawns

Date: 13/4/17

Two new sides and the return of three other teams will see a strengthening of the domestic competition in Ireland in 2017, which kicks off next month.