Italy have named a cosmopolitan train-on squad for their 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Qualifiers Pool A games with Wales and Serbia next month.
The rise of women’s Rugby League is set to reach new levels on an international scale, with the 12 matches of the historic 2017 Rugby League Women’s World Cup kicking off tomorrow (Thursday) in Sydney to be broadcast on free-to-air television in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Date: 21/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Wayne Bennett has named an unchanged squad ahead of England’s Rugby League World Cup semi-final against Tonga at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland on Saturday, November 25 (6.00pm NZDT).
Lebanon duly qualified their first World Cup since 2000 with a comprehensive second leg win over South Africa at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Pretoria.
As in the first leg, Cedars winger Travis Robinson was the destroyer in chief with a second successive hat trick against the Rhinos, second rower Elias Sukker again the man of the match after another storming display, which saw Lebanon triumph 90-28 on aggregate.
The Rugby League World Cup 2017 has today sanctioned the Federazione Italiana Rugby League (FIRL) following the completion of an investigation into an off-field incident involving Italian Rugby League players in Cairns during the tournament.
By Brian Lowe, Date: 18/10/17
Unlike their NFL counterparts, players who will be representing the United States at Rugby League World Cup 2017 will not protest during the playing of the American national anthem.
Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017), with the Christchurch City Council (CCC), is delighted to announce the upgrades of two Rugby League grounds in Christchurch as part of the tournament’s legacy for the local community.