Sunday, September 26, 2021
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Offiah endorses decision to host MEA Championship in Nigeria

Date: 6/2/18

Nigeria has been chosen to host the second Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship, which will take place over a week in October and is likely to comprise of two groups and a final, all at a single venue.

Nigeria 2021

Nigeria Rugby League Association announce plans for 2021 season

Having made major strides in 2019, creating a domestic league structure, winning the Middle East Africa championship and attaining a world ranking, the Nigeria Rugby League Association’s expansion plans were understandably put on hold in 2020 due...
Nigeria 2021

Rugby league kicks off again in Nigeria this weekend

The Northern Conference of the Nigerian Rugby League Championship kicks off again today (10 July) with holders Kano Lions facing Jos Miners and Zazzau Bulls taking on Gazelle. Lions head coach Umar Bau is looking forward to...
Nigeria Rugby League

New Nigeria Rugby League Association accepted by RLEF

Date: 19/12/18

A new Nigeria Rugby League Association has replaced the previous governing body as Observer members of the RLEF, following a number of inactive years by the old federation.

Toyibat comprehensive School vs Caro Favoured Schools

Junior rugby league begins to take hold in Nigeria and Ghana

An initial three school festival has taken place in Nigeria which will lead to a further five playing as part of an outreach development programme. Lagos Haven Rugby League Club hosted the event as part of the...
Nigeria Rugby League

Nigeria rugby league season restarts this weekend

The Southern Conference of the Nigerian Rugby League Championship kicks off again this weekend, with Lagos Haven facing Lagos Rhinos and The Kings hosting Lagos Broncos, while Eko Trinity have the bye. “Nigeria Rugby...
Ghana Rugby League

First regional rugby league courses to take place in Africa

As part of the second Middle East Africa Championship, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria in early October, the first regional coaching and match official courses will take place during that week. Led by RLEF coach educators Martin Crick and Phil Smith, they will be assisted by Lebanon’s Nayef abi Said.

Middle East Africa Rugby League

African nations welcome NRL coverage

For the first time, matches from the Australian men’s National Rugby League (NRL) are being broadcast in Africa, as part of a deal agreed by The Walt Disney Company Africa and shown on its ESPN channels.
Middle East and Africa regions

Rugby League continues to grow in Middle East and Africa

Rugby league’s impact in the Middle East Africa region continues to grow ahead of the 2019 MEA Championships, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria in October and also featuring Morocco, Cameroon and Ghana. 

Nigeria Rugby League

Nigeria win 2019 MEA Championship held earlier this month

Earlier this month hosts Nigeria won the 2019 MEA Championship, defeating Morocco 38-10 at the TBS Cricket Oval, home of Lagos Cricket Club. Skipper and loose forward, London Broncos Sadiq Adebiyi scored a try in each half, Nigeria leading 18-4 at the break.