Sunday, December 6, 2020
NSW Country v South Africa

The curious case of rugby league in South Africa

If you were to walk down any of the streets in South Africa’s main cities of Johannesburg, Durban, or Cape Town, and ask the citizens of the Republic what their country’s rugby league team nickname is, you...
Nigeria 2019 MEA Champions

2020 Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship postponed

Photo: Nigeria 2019 Middle East Africa Rugby League Champions The Rugby League European Federation board has confirmed the decision to postpone the 2020 Middle East Africa Championship, which was due to be held in...
South Africa Rugby League

South African Rugby League talent set to shine at MEA Championship

Hosts South Africa, plan to showcase their domestic talent when they hold the 2020 Middle East Africa Championship against established nation Lebanon, defending champions Nigeria and 2019 runners up Morocco later in the year.

2020 Rugby League MEA Championship

Draw confirmed for 2020 Rugby League MEA Championship

The draw has been made for the men’s 2020 MEA Championship, with current holders Nigeria facing Lebanon for the first time. Likewise, hosts South Africa have an inaugural encounter with last year’s runners-up Morocco in the double-header semi finals on 13th October.

Nigeria Rugby League

Nations confirmed for 2020 Rugby League Middle East Africa Championship

Lebanon will return, alongside 2019 holders Nigeria, runners-up Morocco and hosts South Africa, to compete in this year’s Middle East Africa Championship, which will be held in Pretoria in the autumn.

South Africa Rugby League

South Africa to host the 2020 MEA Rugby League Championship

Photo: MEA Regioanl Director Remond Safi (left) congratulates JC Struss from South Africa

South Africa have won the bid to host the men’s 2020 Middle East and Africa Championship, which will take place in Pretoria next October.

2020 MEA Rugby League Championships

South Africa confirm participation in 2020 MEA Championships

After defeat to the Cook Islands in their 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifier at the weekend, South Africa has confirmed that their next step in rebuilding their international presence is to compete in the 2020 MEA Championships.

South Africa

South Africa and Lebanon in mix to host 2020 MEA Championship

In the lead up to the second Middle East and Africa Championship, to be held in Nigeria for the first time from 2-5th October 2019, bids have been received to host the 2020 tournament from four nations.

South Africa v Italy 2018

South Africa name squad for test against Italy on Friday

Updated: 12/10/18

The South African Rhinos have named their squad for the upcoming international against Italy.

South Africa v Italy 2018

South Africa to take on Italy in Sydney on Oct 12th 2018

 

Date: 28/9/18

This October in Sydney, South Africa and Italy will meet again for a rugby league test match. The game will be played at Marconi Stadium, Bossley Park on Friday October 12th 2018. Kick off is scheduled for 7.30pm.