Libya is the latest nation to receive Observer status from the Rugby League European Federation, which administers the sport in Africa.
Following their heroics to partake in the recent Middle East Africa Championship in Lagos, Nigeria - which included a four-day bus journey each way, unscheduled border hold ups and fending off robbery - Cameroon Rugby League has been offered help by Australian side Cooma Stallions.
The Cameroon rugby league players have returned home after one of the most courageous and arduous journeys of any international sporting side in recent times.
Five of the six clubs playing domestic rugby league in the Cameroon are represented in their reduced 22-man squad for the MEA Championship in Lagos, Nigeria from 2-5 October. Bulls RL from Yaoundé have the highest number included, with eight, although the club Championship has taken a break while players are released for national team duties.
The days when brick-and-mortar retailers were the only place where shoppers could buy their rugby merchandise are all but a distant memory now. Last year, an estimated 1.8 billion people worldwide purchased products online amounting to more than 2.5 trillion US dollars collectively, with that number expected to increase year on year.
Raiders Rugby League Academy have won the Laureane Biville tournament, the first-ever women’s competition held in Cameroon, staged at the Stade de Mat Genie in the capital Yaoundé
In a bid to attract a generation of new players and combat a rise in crime from young people in inner cities, the UK has created a new form of rugby. It works under the same premise as T20 Cricket, so it is a cut-down, faster to play and easier to understand version of the sport that importantly can be played without posts. It will make its debut at the O2 Arena in London in October this year and will be supported by many big names from the game as bets.co.za reports.