Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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...
Obed Karwhin

NRL promotes Power For Change through In League In Harmony program

Date: 8/10/17

The NRL today announced its fifth and final ‘Power For Change’ story for 2017, this time with a focus on the Game’s ‘In League In Harmony’ program.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone granted obersver status while USARL recognised by RLEF

Date:15/11/14

At its board meeting following the successful conclusion of the European Championship, the RLEF has granted Observer status to a third West African country, Sierra Leone – who follow in the footsteps of Ghana and Nigeria – and admitted the United States Association of Rugby League as an Affiliate Member.

Rugby League European Federation

Rugby League takes further steps in Africa

Date: 24/6/14

Rugby League development officer in Sierra Leone, Magnus Campbell, is convinced that the sport can take off in the country.

Already, and in concert with Wales Rugby League, there have been sessions in schools and a growing interest at club level, and there is a real desire in the country to learn and improve.

Wales Rugby League

Sierra Leone takes to Rugby League

Date:24/4/14

Wales Rugby League development manager Mark Jones made his long awaited return to Sierra Leone recently.

As part of a funded mentoring partnership, he spent a second, ten day stint promoting and coaching the sport in the country.

RLEF

Rugby League continues to grow in West Africa with Sierra Leone on the Radar

By Phil Caplan, Date: 20/4/13

Rugby league’s Commonwealth expansion initiative has entered new territory following an exploratory visit to Sierra Leone by a joint Wales Rugby League-Rugby League European Federation delegation. WRL’s National Development Manager Mark Jones and RLEF General Manager Danny Kazandjian have just returned from a week in the West African country to investigate opportunities for the sport to make a lasting impression there.