Thursday, October 28, 2021
Ontario v Chicago

Midwest Rugby League scraps plans for 2020 season

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie The global pandemic has thrown a major spanner in the works of plans to establish rugby league in another part of the United States with the Midwest Rugby League (MWRL)...
Fiji 2017 RLWC

Fiji 2017 RLWC in review – Win over Kiwis defining moment for Bat

By Rich Cowley, Date: 30/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Fijian Rugby League came of age during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup tournament. The Bati captured the public's imagination not only back in Fiji but across the rugby league world.

Lebanon and Cook Islands name squads for Test at Belmore on Sunday

Date: 7/5/16

Nine of the 17 that clinched a berth in next year’s World Cup are included in the 17-man Lebanon squad which faces Cook Islands at Belmore this Sunday.

Wigan Warriors Rugby Camp heads to South Wales

By Graham Emmerson, Date: 16/8/12

Wigan Warriors today announce that they will be breaking new ground this Summer by holding their first ever Rugby Camp in South Wales.

The Warriors’ Community Foundation coaching staff will be running the 2-day camp which will take place on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th August , at the home of South Wales Scorpions, The Gnoll, for children aged 4 to 16 years old.

Hungary Rugby League

Hungary and Greece prepare for first rugby league test match

Greek Rugby League

By Phil Caplan, Date:24/10/13

As the 2013 Rugby League World Cup gets underway, two fledgling nations will also take their first steps in battle on Sunday in their Test match debuts and with an eye on qualifying for the 2017 global extravaganza. 

WRL Canada v PNG

Canada Ravens comment on their 2021 Women’s Rugby League World Cup schedule

Photo Credit: NRLPhotos Organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) have released the schedules for the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments and it hasn’t taken long for teams involved to start...

Russia 20 defeat Serbia 6 in Rugby League European Championship match

Date: 22/6/14

Russia maintained their unbeaten start to the competition with a testing win in rain-sodden Naro-Fominsk.

Conditions were tough throughout with the game played in a relentless downpour, the Bears making the perfect start when Mikhail Nisiforov and Kiril Kosharin exchanged passes down the left on a 50 metre break, , Kosharin sliding over in the first minute, Aleksandr Lysokon converting.

Russia

Italy 22 sneak home against Russia 18 in European Championship B Game 5

Date: 27/7/14

Italy went to the top of the table after winning the battle of the previously unbeaten nations but were pushed all the way by the Russians, both sides scoring three tries.

What undid the Bears in the closing stages was their indiscipline, conceding three kickable penalties and nine in the second half in total culminating in the late sin binning of Anatoly Grigorev for dissent, and the dismissal of Ruslan Izmailov after the whistle for his protestations to referee Tom Mather.

Denmark defeat Norway in Nordic Cup

Date: 9/8/16

A hat-trick on either side of half-time by Danish winger Mads Hansen, one of seven debutants in their side, saw Denmark defeat Sweden 50-18 in Roskilde, in the final match of the 2016 Nordic Cup, already won by Norway.

Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Russian Rugby League Board appoint new president

The Association of Russian Rugby League Clubs board of directors has announced Alexander Kolikov as its new president. Kolikov has been involved with the sport in the country since 1983, and as a highly...