Monday, October 3, 2022

Teams named for 2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup Round 1


Date 15/11/17

The Women's Rugby League World Cup kicks off tomorrow (Thursday) in Sydney and the six nations - Australia, Canada, Cook Islands, England, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea - have named 19-player squads for their games.

Preparations taking shape for Americas RLWC Qualifiers

By Brian Lowe in the United States, Date: 19/11/15

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup Americas Region Qualifying series is just about upon us and preparations are on in earnest for the three countries that will be participating.

The USA, Canada and Jamaica have all named their train-on squads. Combinations and game plans are being figured out and a lot of strategizing is going on within the respective camps ahead of this crucial playoff series.

Scotland announce Squad for 2017 Rugby League World Cup


Date: 12/10/17

Scotland have named seven uncapped players in their World Cup squad including brothers Kane and Andrew Bentley of Toulouse Olympique.

Italian Rugby League

Statement regarding Italian team incident


Date: 31/10/17

RLWC 2017 has been made aware of an incident that occurred in the Italian team’s camp in Cairns.

Full reaction to 2017 RLWC European Qualifiers draw

Date: 5/11/15

Exactly a year before the 14th and final nation playing in the next Rugby League World Cup is known, the draw has been made the European Qualifiers in Paris, by RLIF Chairman Nigel Wood, CEO David Collier and Mohamad Habbous, president of Lebanon Rugby League, who secured their place at RLWC2017 via the Middle East Africa qualifier last weekend.

Three nations will go through from them, with the winners of Pools A and B being joined by the best second placed side after a play off.

Australia v Lebanon RLWC2017

Australia vs Lebanon RLWC2017 Preview: Roos set to make it three


By John Davidson, Date: 9/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium, NSW, Australia

TV Kick-off time: Saturday 11th November 2017, 8pm AEST

Australia is set to make it three wins from three when they meet Lebanon in the World Cup in Sydney.

Channel 7 Rugby League World Cup 2017 Team

Seven secures the biggest names for Rugby League World Cup 2017

Date: 30/7/17

The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed its key anchor, commentary and special analysts team for its all-encompassing coverage of this year’s Rugby League World Cup and the Women’s Rugby League World Cup from 27 October to 2 December 2017.

South Africa 2017 RLWC bid

South Africa to formally start bidding process for the 2017 RLWC


The 14th Rugby League World Cup starts in Cardiff, Wales, this weekend when England takes on Australia and Wales faces Italy in a double header at Millennium Stadium. From there the 14 nations will compete through the First Rounds Stages to finally face off in Wembley Stadium for the semi-finals and the final at Old Trafford in Manchester. 

David Mead scores 3 tries

Match Report: PNG Kumuls bash the Welsh out of the match 50 – 6



By Rich Cowley, Date: 28/10/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Game two of the Rugby League World Cup kicked off in Port Moresby In front of a sell-out crowd. The Kumuls started the game by monstering the Welsh in both defence and attack. With big hits and driving tackles the Welsh had no answers for the early Kumuls onslaught. With the tropical heat and humidity coming into play quickly it wasn't long before the Welsh big men started to tire.

PNG vs Ireland 2017 RLWC

PNG vs Ireland: Kumuls and Wolfhounds in top of the table clash



By Rich Cowley, Date: 31/10/17 (Photo Credit NRL Photos)

Venue: National Football Stadium, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

TV Kick-off time: Sunday 5th November 2017, 4pm PGT

This is shaping up to be the best match of Pool C. Ireland will be travelling North to Port Moresby to take on Pool favourites the Kumuls for what is a top of the table clash for Pool C.