World Cup qualifier squads – USA and Jamaica

USA and Jamaica have both named the 19-man squad for their showdown at Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville tomorrow (Saturday, kick off time 4pm local).  The outcome will decide the eleventh nation to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The hosts, USA are unchanged after defeating Chile 62-0, on Tuesday, and Hawks’ head coach…

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Saturday’s USA v Jamaica decides 11th World Cup qualifier

USA, having beaten Chile last weekend (64 – 0) and Jamaica, who beat Canada (38 – 8), will meet tomorrow (Saturday 17th) to decide the eleventh qualifying nation for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The match will be played at the Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville on Saturday, kicking off at 4pm local time. Below…

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Peltier and Jamaica daring to dream as they aim for World Cup history

The majority of the rugby league world has switched hibernation mode on, drawn the curtains and taking a breath ahead of it all starting again in a few months’ time – but thousands of miles away in a small corner of Florida, there’s arguably one of the most important international games in years taking place this weekend. Jamaica’s rugby league…

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A letter from Fiji…

Baby-faced Reece Rushworth is fresh from a match-winning touchdown that helped the BARLA Lions to a 22-20 win over West Fiji on Thursday writes Dave Parkinson. Despite his tender years, Reece has packed a lot of experiences in, from joining York Acorn at 12 to a short stint with Featherstone Rovers academy. Following that, Reece took a hiatus but thankfully…

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Lebanese AGM posts record figures and is ready to reveal new Board

Following their recent AGM, the Lebanese Rugby League Federation has announced record, audited turnover of $618K AUD for the last financial year, which does not include their participation in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.  They also posted their first positive balance sheet in 16 years, and reported on improved domestic standards. The current board has stepped down, leaving future…

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County Academy squads named to take on Australia Schoolboys

Both the Yorkshire and Lancashire Academy squads have been named that will take on the Australian Schoolboys later this month. Four new faces, Christian Kellett, Reece Hamlett, Sam Halsall and Oliver Leyland, are all named in Lancashire’s squad while Yorkshire include Muizz Mustapha, Callum McLelland and Tom Holroyd of Leeds, Conor Wynn, Elliott Wallis and Jack Brown from Hull, alongside Robbie Storey…

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