Friday, July 30, 2021

USA Rugby League extends olive branch to NARL teams

USA Rugby League (USARL) LLC has extended an open invitation to teams and players that had been preparing to be part of the inaugural season of the North American Rugby League (NARL) to consider joining its ranks.
North America Rugby League

The North American Rugby League cancels debut season

The North American Rugby League (NARL) has announced that it has cancelled its planned inaugural season. One of the reasons for that decision was that two of the three people originally appointed to source...
North America Rugby League

NARL teams pledge loyalty to new league

Teams in the North American Rugby League (NARL) East Conference say they have no intention of returning to the USA Rugby League (USARL) LLC domestic competition even if their new league doesn’t happen in 2021.

Americas Rugby League Championship cancelled

Following the latest meeting of the European Rugby League board, it has been confirmed that the 2021 Americas Championship has been cancelled, due to ongoing logistical difficulties for the nations involved in the region caused by Covid-19..
USARL Management 2021

USARL cites dialogue with NARL as the best option

The national governing body that oversees rugby league’s domestic clubs competition in the United States has cited the need to open a dialogue with the new kids on the block as a way of trying to reach...
United States

Does America have a big enough audience for two rugby league tournaments?

2021 seems to be the year for unsanctioned breakaway competitions in the world of sport. Indeed, the hole left in the finances of many sporting institutions around the world has led to opportunism like never seen before...
North America Rugby League

Many unanswered questions about new league in North America

The newly formed North American Rugby League (NARL) made a low-key announcement about its arrival via social media on March 31. The NARL’s website states that it will host a 14-team competition bringing together...
USA Rugby League


The US Association of Rugby League Inc. (USARL Inc.) is the National Governing Body (NGB) & International Rugby League (IRL) Member. The USA Rugby League LLC (USARL LLC) is a Member of the USARL Inc. and have...
Salt Lake City

Utah prepare for rugby league clash against California

As RugbyLeaguePlanet reported exclusively in March, the very first interstate game between California and Utah is set to be played at the end of May. The date and venue for the match to be...
North America Rugby League

Launch of new North American Rugby League

A new North American professional rugby league competition launched on March 31 called North American Rugby League. NARL will be a 14-team competition that will play its first round of games on the weekend of June 19,...