Thursday, May 26, 2022

June 2022 Rugby League Internationals locked in

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) has confirmed the return of the international game, with a Representative Round in June that will feature Ampol State of Origin and a Pacific Test double header. The...
Tonga v New Zealand

NZ V Tonga Rugby League Double Header confirmed

Saturday, 25 June Mt Smart Stadium Auckland3:10pm NZT Kiwi Ferns v Tonga5:20pm NZT Kiwis v TongaLIVE on Sky Sport 4 and Channel 9 for Australian viewers.Tickets are on sale Tuesday 9am from Ticketmaster After...
Combined Nations All Stars

Squad announced for 2022 combined Nations All Stars

Ellery Hanley MBE today announces a squad of 29 players who are currently in his plans following his appointment as Head Coach of the Combined Nations All Stars team who will face England in a Mid-Season International...
Combined Nations All Stars

All Stars to show support for Tonga in 2022

The RFL can today confirm that England will again face the Combined Nations All Stars in a Mid-Season International this June – and in partnership with the RFL’s technical kit suppliers OXEN, the All Stars will play...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

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...
European Rugby League Ball

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...
Newcastle Thunder

Giant capture for Thunder as Tongan international signs

Tongan international Ukuma Ta’ai will join Newcastle Thunder for the 2021 Betfred Championship season, after the Tyneside club seized upon the opportunity to bring further top-flight experience to Kingston Park Stadium. A highly regarded...
Tonga 2017 RLWC

Future direction starts to emerge for Rugby League in Tonga

Photo Credit: NRLPhotos Rugby League in Tonga has taken a major step towards getting back on track with a determination by the Asia-Pacific Rugby League Confederation (APRL) on its recommendation for a new...
Tonga National Rugby League

International RL Board expel Tonga National Rugby League

At a Special General Meeting of International Rugby League (IRL), the membership confirmed the IRL Board decision to expel Tonga National Rugby League (TNRL) by a majority of nine votes to five.

Tonga Rugby League

IRL report into Tonga National Rugby League recommends governance reform

The International Rugby League Board has recommended a package of reforms for Tongan rugby league following the conclusion of a two-month investigation into the operation and governance of Tonga National Rugby League.