France and Wales have named 19-man squads for their clash at the Stade Albert Domec, in Carcassone tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 6pm CET) in the European Championship, which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.
By Brian Lowe,
As the countdown is now underway for the final qualifying game to determine who will get the very last berth for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC), USA Hawks head coach Sean Rutgerson is acutely aware that his team will need to be at its absolute best if it is to clinch that spot.
Tournament organisers have unveiled plans to make the 2021 World Cup the biggest and most exciting in rugby league history.
80 applications from across England submitted for biggest ever Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2021) across men’s, women’s and wheelchair events.
Mikhailo Troyan’s last-action try - taking Oleksandr Skorbach’s fine cross kick - ensured that Ukraine remain undefeated at this level after seven matches, fending off a late Maltese challenge to win 34-22 in front of 500 fans at Marsa Sports Complex.
Qualifying for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England begins in the Czech Republic in mid-June, with the start of European Championship C. Six nations, split into North and South groups will take part, with a play off between the respective winners taking them into the next phase in 2019.
By Brian Lowe, (Photo Credit: NRL Photos)
Much to the delight of rugby league fans worldwide, there is a lot of international football going on right now.