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Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Holders Scotland were downed in the defence of their European Championship title as Wales registered their first triumph since 2010, winning 18-12 in Wrexham. “I’m absolutely delighted,” said Wales coach John Kear. “In the first half we played a controlled,

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Robinson Withdrawal Disrupts Lebanon Preparations

Lebanon has been forced to re-shuffle its squad following Reece Robinson’s withdrawal. The Parramatta Eel back is set to undertake a code switch to New South Wales Waratahs and made himself unavailable to the Lebanese Rugby League Federation. Head coach

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Flower ruled out of Wales’ European Championship

Flower ruled out of Wales’ European Championship

Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower will not play any part for Wales in this year’s European Championship after the Welsh coach John Kear revealed the forward has suffered a knee injury. The injury, which Flower is believed to have suffered

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PREVIEW: Wales v Scotland

PREVIEW: Wales v Scotland

Scotland begin the defence of their European Championship crown in Wrexham tonight, with head coach Steve McCormack looking to youth as the Bravehearts aim to keep hold of the first silverware ever won in their history. “We’ve had a good couple

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Graham expecting top quality opposition for England

Graham expecting top quality opposition for England

Canterbury and England prop James Graham has admitted he’s expecting England to be seriously tested from both of their opponents in this autumn’s upcoming international programme. England will kick off their action with a game against France next weekend at

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Scotland select young team to defend Euro Championship crown

Scotland select young team to defend Euro Championship crown

Scotland begin the defence of their European Championship crown in Wrexham tomorrow night, with head coach Steve McCormack looking to youth as the Bravehearts aim to keep hold of the first silverware they’ve won. “We’ve had a good couple of

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Widdop surprised to see Marshall left out of Kiwis squad

Widdop surprised to see Marshall left out of Kiwis squad

St George and England half-back Gareth Widdop admits he was left a bit surprised when Dragons teammate Benji Marshall failed to make the New Zealand squad for this year’s Test series between the two sides. Marshall won’t travel to England

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PREVIEW: A big period of international RL ahead

PREVIEW: A big period of international RL ahead

With the dust settling on a dramatic and hugely exciting Super 8s – culminating with Leeds’ treble victory last weekend at Old Trafford – the attention now turns to the autumn internationals, of which there are plenty for Rugby League

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McNamara admits half-back options pose selection dilemma

McNamara admits half-back options pose selection dilemma

England coach Steve McNamara admits the four half-backs he’s selected for this year’s Test squad give him plenty of headaches regarding pairing two of them together. Luke Gale and George Williams have both received their first call-ups to the senior

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beIN SPORTS to broadcast French European Championship games

beIN SPORTS to broadcast French European Championship games

The RLEF have announced that beIN SPORTS will be an official broadcast partner of the Rugby League European Championship 2015. The channel will broadcast France’s two home matches from Albi and Avignon, and their away match against Wales in Cardiff.

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