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Philippine Olympic Committee Approves Rugby League Recognition

On February 5, 2021, the Philippines became the first Asian nation to obtain membership status with the International Rugby League (IF) under their new Philippine Incorp – “Pambansang Ragbi Liga Ng Pilipinas” (Philippine National Rugby League) the...
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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...
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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...

Philippines rugby league hits the UK

Pambansang Ragbi Liga Ng Pilipinas prepares for Europe Pambansang Ragbi Liga Ng Pilipinas are excited to announce their presence in the UK setting up their first committee in the land of the angles. Since...
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Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas record their first International win

Wearing pink jerseys selected by the players to honour their mothers who the majority of them get their Filipino heritage from. The recently locally formed and International Rugby League recognized Philippines Rugby League governing body, the Pambansang...
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Brasil & Philippines announce squads for Sunday’s International Rugby League match

Brasil has named 20-year-old Cabramatta talent Dylan Braga Nunes as co-captain ahead of Sunday’s international rugby league match against the Philippines at Kensington Oval, Sydney. Braga Nunes, whose mother is from Recife and whose...
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Two of world’s biggest league nations break COVID freeze

Two of the world’s most populous nations – representing almost 320 million people – will return to international rugby league with the staging of the Magellan Trophy. Brasil (population 211 million) and the Philippines...
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New Era for rugby league in the Philippines

On the 16th of January 2012 a group of Rugby League enthusiast met with Tas Baitieri who was working for the NRL at the time, in “The Rugby Club”, at Circular Quay in Sydney. After that meeting...
Philippines 2021 Sydney 9s

Sydney 9s 2021 – Not the Fairy Tale Ending

In the Philippines inaugural appearance at the Cabramatta International 9s in 2012. The country heralded its membership of the International Rugby League family, with its Golden Point extra time 18-14 win over Burwood North Ryde RL club...
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Baler, Aurora Philippines opens its heart to Rugby League


Photo Credit: Reynaldo Nery

November 9, 2019, a day to remember when Rugby League history was made on several occasions in Baler, Aurora Philippines.