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LebanonRLF Receive Presidential Backing

LebanonRLF Receive Presidential Backing

The President of the Republic of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, has welcomed a delegation from the Lebanese Rugby League Federation to the presidential palace in Baabda. The invitation was to formally back the Cedars’ appearance in the forthcoming Rugby League World

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Norway Triumphant in Scandinavian Test

Norway Triumphant in Scandinavian Test

Current Nordic Cup holders Norway ran in eight tries as they defeated Sweden 38-18 at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo, with Norway’s Ole Magnus Brekk (who also kicked three goals) each notching up a brace, while for the Swedes, excellent stand

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Moscow Hosts RLEF Technical Seminar

Moscow Hosts RLEF Technical Seminar

The RLEF has concluded a week-long technical seminar in Moscow which has resulted in the qualification of six level 1 coaches, five level 1 match officials and, significantly, three level 1 coach educators and the provisional qualification of one level

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Scandinavian Rivals go Head to Head

Scandinavian Rivals go Head to Head

International rugby league returns to Scandinavia this Saturday (17th June) when current Nordic Cup holders Norway face Sweden at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo (kick off 2pm). The hosts have won the last two encounters between the nations. Both sides are

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Italy and Spain Set for Triple-Header

Italy and Spain Set for Triple-Header

ITALY AND SPAIN SET FOR TRIPLE-HEADER An international festival of rugby league will take place in Saluzzo tomorrow (Saturday) when Italy will meet Spain. The respective senior and U21 national sides will play in the Piedmontese town, and to complete

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Jamaican Championship Kicks Off

Jamaican Championship Kicks Off

Defending champions Duhaney Park Red Sharks kicked off the 13th Jamaican domestic campaign with a convincing 40-0 defeat of Spanish Town; Owen Linton and Kenneth Walker both scoring two of their seven tries. In the other first round matches, Jamaica

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Cedars retain Med Cup and Announce World Cup Coach

Cedars retain Med Cup and Announce World Cup Coach

A late penalty goal allowed Lebanon to lift the Mediterranean Cup for the fifth time, in a tough encounter with Italy in Beirut that was not without last-play drama. The Cedars led 6-4 when Italian centre Mirco Bergamasco touched town

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World Cup winner Brad Fittler named Lebanon head coach

World Cup winner Brad Fittler named Lebanon head coach

Two-time World Cup winner Brad Fittler has been appointed head coach of international minnows Lebanon. The 45-year-old, who played for Australia 40 times and won the Golden Boot in 2000, will oversee the country’s World Cup campaign, which pits them

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Former St Helens man Lance Hohaia helps out Tampa Mayhem for USARL season

Former St Helens man Lance Hohaia helps out Tampa Mayhem for USARL season

Former St Helens star Lance Hohaia has taken up a very different rugby league role.. helping out USARL side Tampa Mayhem in preparation for their fourth season as a club. Hohaia, who won Super League and World Cup titles during

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POLL: Who should play on the left wing for England?

POLL: Who should play on the left wing for England?

As the World Cup slowly emerges on the horizon, competition for places in the England squad is intensifying by the day. One name has, for years, been a complete certainty in the team, however. Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall boasts

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