Wales and Ireland 19-man squads for European Championship

Respective head coaches John Kear and Stuart Littler have named their squads for the 2021 World Cup qualifying showdown between Wales and Ireland in Wrexham tomorrow, (Sunday, kick off 3pm); the final game of the 2018 European Championship. Ireland, thanks to their superior point’s difference, need a point to achieve automatic qualification, whilst the defending European Champions, Wales have to…

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19-man squads confirmed for Ireland v France

Ireland and France have named their 19-man squads for the European Championship clash at the Morton Stadium, Santry tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 2pm) Both nations won their opening round matches, at home to Scotland and Wales respectively, and the winners stand on the verge of attaining automatic qualification to the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England – the top…

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Most diverse ever Match Official appointments for European Championship

The 2018 European Championship match officials list has been confirmed, with the group drawn from seven of the RLEF’s ember federations, the most diverse representation ever. A number of graduates from the RLEFs part EU-funded technical development programmes will feature after the appointments were made by the recently formed RLEF Match Officials Panel, made up of Steve Ganson (RFL), Mohammed Drizza…

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Ireland v Scotland squads for European Championship clash

Ireland and Scotland have each named their 19-man squad for the Saturday’s European Championship clash at the Morton Stadium, Santry (kick off 2pm), which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. Wakefield signing George King, fresh from Warrigton’s appearance in the Super League Grand Final, is included for the Wolfhounds alongside two new club…

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Ireland announce train-on squad for European Championships

New Ireland head coach Stuart Littler has named his train-on squad for the forthcoming European Championship, which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The top two nations will be granted automatic passage, the bottom two playing in a further qualification group in 2019 which will include Italy, either Norway or Greece, and the…

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2018 RL European Championship details confirmed

The dates, kick off times and venues have been confirmed for the 2018 Rugby League European Championship, which features France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The tournament also acts as a qualifier for the 2021 World Cup in England, with the top two nations going through automatically to join the current eight seeds. The bottom two nations will become the top…

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France win U19s European Championship Final : Wales, Serbia and Italy also claim silverware

France held on to defeat England 26-24 at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade, despite being without three players, who had flown to England, to make their debuts for Super League’s Catalans Dragons. In a superb title decider, England staged a dramatic fightback when trailing 26-16, scoring the two late, unconverted tries which nevertheless left them unable to overcome the French.…

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