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Poland Joins RLEF

Poland Joins RLEF

Rugby League has been played in Poland since 2011, when founder Lukasz Lucka discovered the game on the internet and decided it was the perfect sport for the youth of his home city, Lodz. The forming of an association followed

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Lebanon and Italy announce Mediterranean Cup Squads

Lebanon and Italy announce Mediterranean Cup Squads

Both squads have been announced for Saturday’s Mediterranean Cup clash between Lebanon and Italy, at the Universite Libanais in Beirut. Both are made up entirely of domestic-based players, with the 17 Azzuris featuring five debutants and the 20 Cedars including

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Six Castleford players in revised 27-man England Elite Performance Squad

Six Castleford players in revised 27-man England Elite Performance Squad

Following a review of both the Samoa Test and the first phase of Elite Performance Squad (EPS) sessions held between February and May, England head coach Wayne Bennett and his coaching staff have selected a 27-man squad for the second

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England to play New Zealand in annual mid-season tests

England to play New Zealand in annual mid-season tests

England and New Zealand will have an annual mid-season test in 2018 and beyond, the RLIF has confirmed – with Wayne Bennett dropping the strongest hint yet he will remain on as coach beyond this year’s World Cup. Bennett was in

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#Wembley10: Rugby league’s best moments (so far!) at the new Wembley

#Wembley10: Rugby league’s best moments (so far!) at the new Wembley

Can you believe it’s been 10 years since Wembley Stadium re-opened for the first time! There have been celebrations and tributes all week long on social media using the hashtag #Wembley10: and we here at TotalRL love a good hashtag,

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Significant Strides in Hungary

Two victories at the start of 2017 (beating Uruguay 50-4 and Thailand 44-10) are Hungary Rugby League’s initial successes in the international arena. Following them, Hungary secured the highest rise in the recently published Rugby League International Federation World Rankings,

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Cedars to host 2017 Mediterranean Cup in Beirut

Cedars to host 2017 Mediterranean Cup in Beirut

Lebanon is aiming to retain the Mediterranean Cup on 3 June when the Cedars face Italy in Beirut. And as last year in Sicily, when the Cedars edged a superb game, 26-22, against the Azzurri, the encounter will be between

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York Side to Take part in Ukranian Tournament

York Side to Take part in Ukranian Tournament

On 10 June, a York & District select side will visit Kharkiv, in the Ukraine, to play in the seventh A.V. Martyrosyan Memorial fixture. The visitors will join three representative teams from west, central and eastern Ukraine. “We are looking

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Half measures not good enough for Great Britain

Half measures not good enough for Great Britain

RICHARD de la RIVIERE reacts to the news that Great Britain will be revived and will tour Australia in 2019. “THE Great Britain team will just be the England team in different jerseys!” That’s been the most common reaction to

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POLL: Who should be England’s hooker for the World Cup?

POLL: Who should be England’s hooker for the World Cup?

With the World Cup getting ever nearer, the time has come for players across both Super League and the NRL to stake their claim for a plane ticket later this year. Of all the positions in the England squad, the

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