Thursday, December 3, 2020

USARL sets date for AGM

Very often at this time of year we start our reviews of the seasons that have played out in the Americas, but because of COVID-19 there were not any domestic seasons to look back on this year.
USA Rugby League

Pandemic delays start of US women’s rugby league

Not surprisingly, the global pandemic has claimed yet another sporting scalp by forcing a delay to the much anticipated and historic start of the new USA Women’s Rugby League (USAWRL) program. Established in 2019...
USA Liam Mulhall

US rugby league club gearing up for 2021

The 2020 domestic rugby league season in the United States was a total wash due to the global pandemic, but there are high hopes for a return to normal, or as close to it as possible, in...
Joe Eichner

USA’s Eichner re-signs with Northern Pride

USA Hawks backrower Joe Eichner has re-signed with Intrust Super Cup team the Northern Pride for the 2021 season. Due to COVID-19, however, the 2020 season did not happen and Eichner has had to...
USA Hawks Captain Mark Offerdahl

USA Hawks captain starts new chapter

Photo Credit: USARL USA Hawks captain Mark Offerdahl has opened a new phase of his career by permanently relocating to the United States. For the past few years, the national team...
RL Cleveland practice 2

Cleveland Rugby League stepping it up

Photo Credit: Cleveland Rugby League The main driving force behind the Cleveland Rugby League franchise in the US and his management team are in the throes of stepping things up as they look ahead...
Canada Rugby League East v West 2020

Rugby League done and dusted in Canada for 2020

Any faint hopes that the rugby league community had of seeing any domestic games being played in Canada in 2020 have finally been dashed because of the global pandemic. Normally at this time of...

California Rugby League looks ahead to 2021

COVID-19 looks to have had the final say on plans for any rugby league activity in California in 2020. The California Rugby League (CRL) had been considering staging a game in Los Angeles in...
Joseph Paulo

Paulo hoping to again represent Samoa at RLWC 2021

A little over a year from now the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) is scheduled to be held and everything being equal, depending on how the world handles COVID-19 between now and then, it should come...
USA V Canada Rugby League

Push to establish Rugby League Americas Confederation to capitalise on growth

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie All four Americas nations that took part in the Rugby League European Confederation (RLEF) annual congress meeting are in lockstep over the need for the creation of a new...