Civoniceva launches Commonwealth event

Date: 31/1/18

League great Petero Civoniceva has launched the countdown to the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championship to be played in the Moreton Bay Region in February.

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Rugby League finally recognised by Global Association of International Sports Federations

Date: 31/1/18

The world governing body for Rugby League, The Rugby League International Federation, was granted Observer Status by GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations - formerly SportAccord) at its Council meeting held on January 24th 2018.

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International rugby league returns to Cabramatta this weekend

By Kane Austin, Date: 30/1/18

Rugby league returns in 2018 with the annual International Cabramatta Nines tournament – presented by International Gaming - kicking off this Saturday from 9.30am AEST.

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Draw for the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships released

Date: 17/1/18

The draw for the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships has been made as Moreton Bay in Queensland prepares for two exciting days of Nines Rugby League on February 23-24.

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Rugby League International Federation appoints Nigel Wood as CEO

Date: 8/1/17

The Rugby League International Federation has appointed RFL and Super League CEO Nigel Wood to be its new Chief Executive. The unanimous decision was taken by the RLIF Board following the successful staging of the Rugby League Men’s and Women’s World Cups in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Wood will take up the office later in the year and will follow inaugural CEO David Collier OBE into the role. He will also stand down as RLIF Chairman as a consequence. The RLIF board will consider nominations for its next Chair in February 2018.

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Rugby League European Federation "Rugby league’s presence has grown quite dramatically"

Date: 22/12/17

“Rugby league’s presence has grown quite dramatically this year,” says general manager Danny Kazandjian in his end of year report.

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First European candidates receive level 2 rugby league coaching and officials qualifications

Date: 12/12/17

Native-born Michalis Chatziiannou from Greece and Italy’s Tiziano Franchini have become the first Level 2 qualified coaches and Level 1 coach educators to graduate from the part EU-funded RLEF technical programme, with several others close to completion.

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Pacific teams the big movers in the latest Rugby League World Rankings

Date: 9/12/17 (Photo Credit NRL Photos)

Following the success of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, the new world rankings have been announced for the men’s game and, significantly, for the first time, the women.

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Rugby League International Federation Announces Short-List For Golden Boot Award

Date: 25/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

The most prestigious individual accolade in International Rugby League is set to be awarded at the Gala Finals luncheon on Wednesday November 29 in Brisbane when the Rugby League International Federation will present the iconic RLIF Golden Boot.

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