By Richard Cowley, Date: 29/10/12
Wales Rugby League along with international rugby league fans had a realty check on Saturday night as England ran riot over Wales at Wrexham 12 - 80 in fron't of 4014 fans.
Wales Rugby League and My Club Betting are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership that will help underpin the development of the sport from grassroots to elite level all the way through to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
A record-breaking six-figure sponsorship deal has been agreed that will see My Club Betting become the principal sponsor of the Wales national team, while community and professional level clubs throughout the country will also benefit.
The Rugby League European Championship match between Wales and France which kicks off at 6.30pm at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park this Friday evening will be broadcast live in France and will also be available via a live streaming service to everyone in the UK and all non French territories around the world.
beIN SPORTS, the official broadcast partner of the Rugby League European Championship 2015, will be bringing all the television cameras this Friday with two lives feeds being distributed, one in English,one in French.
Newport born duo Joe Burke and Dalton Grant have played for the same clubs all their lives and this Sunday they hope to top an already memorable career by playing in the same full Wales international side for the first time.
Wales take on Ireland at The Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium in Wrexham in the European Championship (kick-off 2.30pm) looking for their first win of the campaign.
Wales Rugby League is delighted to announce Utility Alliance as its new main sponsor for the 2018 European Championship, celebrating the partnership with a new playing shirt.
Wales coach John Kear has brought in four new additions, including three potential new caps, to his European Championships squad.
Wales Student internationals Tom Hughes and Morgan Evans, the latter of whom also played for South Wales Scorpions last season, come in, as does Owain Griffiths of North Wales Crusaders, son of former coach Clive.