Boost for Rugby League in Fiji

Petero Civoniceva and Fiji National Rugby League’s dream to field a professional team in the New South Wales Rugby League’s premier competition received a huge boost today following the Australian Government’s announcement of its landmark support for Rugby League in the Pacific. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, made the announcement in Suva, the capital of Fiji, this morning, pledging financial…

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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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The weekend just got even better… there’s a new issue of Rugby League World in the shops today!

There’s a new issue of Rugby League World in shops today. Treat yourself to a copy to enjoy over the Summer Bash/Bank Holiday weekend. here’s a peek at what’s inside: There are plenty of people talking about St Helens, and there’s plenty about their players, both past and present, in this issue. Jon Wilkin reflects on the impact of Justin…

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QUARTER FINAL SQUADS NAMED

Captain Frank Pritchard and halfback Ben Roberts, who missed Saturday’s 14-14 draw with Scotland, will return to the Samoa side for Friday’s quarter-final against Australia in Darwin, while lock Leeson Ah Mau has been recalled to the starting line-up. Papua New Guinea coach Michael Marum has also named star five-eighth Ase Boas for Sunday’s quarter-final showdown with England in Melbourne…

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