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World Cup Qualification Would Help Progression in Italy

World Cup Qualification Would Help Progression in Italy

“Our goal is the World Cup,” claimed Tiziano Francini, Vice President of the FIRL, speaking from the Veneto as his side prepare for their upcoming RLWC2017 European Qualifiers, Pool A games with Wales and Serbia. “We would love to make

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Wales to face Jamaica in friendly match at Wakefield

Wales to face Jamaica in friendly match at Wakefield

Wales will take on Jamaica in a full international for the first time in their history on Friday, October 21 when the two nations collide at Wakefield’s Belle Vue Stadium. The only time that the two countries have met before

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World Cup qualification will help game grow in Italy, say FIRL

World Cup qualification will help game grow in Italy, say FIRL

“Our goal is the World Cup,” claims the vice president of the Federation of Italian Rugby League Tiziano Franchini, as his side prepare for two 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Qualifiers Pool A games with Wales and Serbia. But

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USA Take Narrow Lead into Colonial Cup Decider

USA Take Narrow Lead into Colonial Cup Decider

USA and Canada meet again on Saturday evening (1 October) at Eden Park in Wilmington to see who will claim the 2016 Colonial Cup. The Americans narrowly won the first leg, 14-8 in Toronto last weekend, coming from 8-0 down

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VOTE: Who should England’s fullback be in the Four Nations?

VOTE: Who should England’s fullback be in the Four Nations?

England will be without Sam Tomkins for this year’s Four Nations – but who will be the man to step into the fullback role for Wayne Bennett in this year’s Four Nations? With Tomkins fit and healthy, Bennett had four

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Four contenders for England captain if Sean O’Loughlin misses the Four Nations

Four contenders for England captain if Sean O’Loughlin misses the Four Nations

News emerged this week that Wigan and England captain Sean O’Loughlin is likely to miss the rest of the season – including the Four Nations. Warriors coach Shaun Wane told TotalRL he was “99 per cent” sure the Wigan skipper’s

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Willie Poching and Justin Morgan appointed to roles for New Zealand

Willie Poching and Justin Morgan appointed to roles for New Zealand

New Zealand coach David Kidwell has appointed Justin Morgan and Willie Poching as his assistant coaches for next month’s test against Australia and the Four Nations tournament in England. Current Hull KR assistant Poching has spent the last 17 years involved

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Hall keen to retain England spot

Hall keen to retain England spot

Ryan Hall admits he is unsure about his England future, but hopes to be picked by Wayne Bennett ahead of the Four Nations. Bennett will announce his first England squad ahead of the Four Nations next month, with the Leeds winger

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Workington teammates set for international battle – when Malta face Thailand

Workington teammates set for international battle – when Malta face Thailand

Workington teammates Jarrod Sammut and Theerapol Ritson will put aside friendship when they star for Malta and Thailand next month. The match will be played at Princes Royal College Stadium in Chiang Mai on 29 October. Ritson, a 20-year-old winger

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Colombian Defies Rugby League and Migrant Stereotypes

Colombian Defies Rugby League and Migrant Stereotypes

A COLOMBIAN who arrived in Australia with no rugby league experience and bulked up 20kg in two years at the gym, will captain a Latin American Development team against Africa United on NRL Grand Final weekend. In a match that

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