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Rugby league’s not skilful? Give this a watch, Eddie

Rugby league’s not skilful? Give this a watch, Eddie

The comments from England’s rugby union coach, Eddie Jones, can’t have escaped your attention earlier this week. If they did, here’s what he said. “Rugby league is not a skilful game, it’s a game where you have to hurt people.”

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Italy & Lebanon Name Mediterranean Cup Squads

Italy & Lebanon Name Mediterranean Cup Squads

The Federazione Italiana Rugby League and the Lebanese Rugby League Federation have named their squads for the Mediterranean Cup, which will be contested for the first time in 12 years, under RLEF rules, on 12 June 2016 in Catania, Sicily.  Both

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Rugby League is not a skilful game, says Eddie Jones

Rugby League is not a skilful game, says Eddie Jones

England’s rugby union coach Eddie Jones has said that rival code rugby league is not a skilful game – and has described it as a sport where “you’ve got to hurt people”. Jones was speaking after being asked about Sam

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First Women’s Game Played in the Middle East – Jounieh Victorious

First Women’s Match Played in the Middle East – Jounieh Victorious Jounieh Hummingbirds coach Ghassan Dandach has claimed that his side’s 20-6 win over AUB, in the first-ever women’s rugby league encounter in the Middle East, marks a triumphant landmark

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Preparing for Fiji

Preparing for Fiji

      Head Coach Ian Rooney has named a 48-man train-on squad ahead of the English Lions tour of Fiji in November. The side play three games, including two Test matches, on the trip. The squad, which will be

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Seven Wigan youngsters named in England’s Academy tour of Australia

Seven Wigan youngsters named in England’s Academy tour of Australia

England Academy coach Andy Kelly has today confirmed his squad of 24 players that will travel to Australia, with seven Wigan Warriors players included. Nine clubs are represented in total for the tour, which will see the England squad take

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Wayne Bennett heading to England this month

Wayne Bennett heading to England this month

New England coach Wayne Bennett will head to the country later this month to begin his preparations for his first programme in charge of the national side later this year. The RFL have confirmed that Bennett will travel halfway around the

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BARA triumphant against lively Italy

BARA triumphant against lively Italy

      The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) team, coached by Rugby League legend Garry Schofield, gained revenge for last year’s defeat in Rome with a 30-24 win over Italy in the sunshine at the South Leeds Stadium, writes

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World Cup European Qualifiers will Begin in Moscow

World Cup European Qualifiers will Begin in Moscow

Russia and Spain will raise the curtain on the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European qualifiers with the Russian Rugby League’s (ARLK) confirmation that Moscow city ground, Fili will be the venue for their opening Pool B match against Spain.

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LRLF Announces First Women’s Game in Middel East

LRLF Announces First Women’s Game in Middel East

The first official women’s rugby league match in the Middle East will take place in Jounieh on the fifth of June, when Jounieh RLFC Hummingbirds play AUB Women in an historic match, at the Fouad Chehab Stadium. Jounieh – coach

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