Sunday, November 29, 2020
Jax v Kings

US clubs better placed financially; Midwest still not ready: AGM

By Brian Lowe, (Photo: Allene Rachal)

The USA Rugby League LLC has held its annual general meeting and according to reports tabled by 10 of the league’s 11 teams in attendance in Tampa, Florida, most seem to be headed in a positive direction financially.

USA Rugby League

USA names squad for World Cup 9s

By Brian Lowe

The USA Hawks have named their team for this month’s Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) 9s tournament.

Columbus Voyagers

Exciting times ahead for Rugby League in the Midwest USA

By Brian Lowe, Date: 8/1/19

The Midwest Rugby League (MWRL) has unveiled its tentative schedule for 2019 and in a very proactive development, it includes matches against two brand new teams in the region.

USA v Chile

Americas Rugby League Championship still a possibility

By Brian Lowe (Photo Credit Allene Rachel) There is a slight chance that the Rugby League Americas Championship may still go ahead as scheduled later this year. The USA Hawks, Canada...
USA Rugby League

2019 The year ahead for rugby league in America


By Brian Lowe, Date: 7/1/19

Now that 2018 is done and dusted, we thought it would be timely to look ahead to gauge what’s in store for rugby league in the USA in 2019.

Brooklyn Kings

Brooklyn wins its first USA national championship

By Brian Lowe, (Photo Credit Brooklyn Kings)

The Brooklyn Kings have been crowned 2019 USA Rugby League (USARL) national champions with a tight 12-6 win against the former title holders Jacksonville Axemen.

Atlanta vs Tampa

Atlanta withdraws from USARL Playoffs

By Brian Lowe

In a move indicative of the ongoing interruptions that have marred the USA Rugby League (USARL) South Conference this season, the Atlanta Rhinos have made the shock announcement that they have withdrawn from this year’s playoffs.

California Rugby League

Ex-NRL player Manning primed to coach in new US league

By Brian Lowe,

As RugbyLeaguePlanet reported in late August, a new rugby league competition is being formed on the US West coast – the California Rugby League (CRL).

David Ulch in action against Jamaica

New Florida rugby league team attracts experience

By Brian Lowe, Date: 22/2/19

It’s official. The state of Florida will have a fourth team competing in the USA Rugby League (USARL) domestic clubs competition this year.

Jacksonville Axemen

2019 USA Rugby League season preview

By Brian Lowe (Photo Credit Allene Rachal )

As we move into the unofficial start of summer in the United States, so too the new domestic rugby league season kicks off.