Jamaica ready for France clash in Perpignan [tomorrow 13/10/17]

Reggae Warriors’ manager, Glenn Morrison has a 20-man squad in Perpignan, in preparation for tomorrow night’s historic international at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. Included in his Jamaica squad is full-back, Ashton Golding, who played 18th man for his Leeds Rhinos side last weekend, when they won the Super League Grand Final. It will be the first time the two nations…

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Fages to captain France at World Cup

France head coach Aurélien Cologni has named his 24-man squad for the upcoming 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Seven Catalans Dragons players have been selected for the competition, including Lucas Albert, Jason Baitieri, Julian Bousquet, Nabil Djalout, Ben Garcia, Thibaud Margalet and Fouad Yaha. St Helens halfback Theo Fages will captain the side, which features 13 Super League players. France’s…

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RLEF Board Discusses Strategic Calendar

At a recent meeting in its new offices near London Bridge, the RLEF Board discussed the instigation of a wider European calendar, to include evolving the three-tier European Championship and expanding the age group competition. “We made clear progress on the subject of the European Championship,” said RLEF chairman Maurice Watkins. “All parties are keen to work together as we…

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Grandchildren Set Up Harry Jepson Foundation

The name and legacy of hugely-loved and widely-respected rugby league administrator, Harry Jepson OBE, will continue with the setting up of a Foundation in his name. Hunslet-born Harry Jepson, who passed away last August, aged 96, devoted his life to rugby league and to education, and for his services to them he was awarded both a Queen’s honour and an…

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