PODCAST: Episode 8 – New York, New York! + England and structure chat

The League Express Podcast is back for another week! This week, the lads have a real treat: an exclusive, feature-length interview with the man behind the creation of the newest rugby league side, New York Rugby League. They’ve applied to join the RFL in 2019 and we’ve sat down with the co-founder of the project to discuss finances, how it…

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Germans Rate their 2017 a Year of Success

STOP PRESS: Importantly for maintaining the game’s progress in Germany, German TV channel, Pro Sieben MAXX, has just announced it will be showing the complete 2017 Rugby League World Cup, free-to-air in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. YEAR REPORT: Dramatic victory over Wales Dragonhearts, 38-34, in Cardiff last Saturday marked a highly satisfactory 2017 for rugby league in Germany. “This year…

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Czechs Prepare for Visiting Norwegians – Krupka, Saturday 21/10

The Czech Republic and Norway have announced their squads to play in Saturday’s international in Krupka, close to the east German border. It will be the third meeting between the nations, with each having won once. Thirteen of Ladislav Cintler’s Czech squad played in the victory against Hungary earlier in the year. Bruno Jasiczek is their only debutant this time.…

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England’s World Cup group games ‘moved’ to BBC Two – does it matter to you?

This one has caused a fair bit of debate in the last 24 hours..! News emerged earlier this week that England’s three World Cup group games against Lebanon, France and Australia, all understood to be initially shown on BBC One, have now been moved across to BBC Two. Details surrounding the news came from reliable rugby league Twitter account, RugbyLeagueOnTV.…

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24-man England squad to face Affiliated States

Wayne Bennett will have his full squad available to him for England’s only game ahead of the Rugby League World Cup against Affiliated States on Friday, October 20 at nib Stadium. The game, which will kick off in Perth at 18:45 local time (11.45am BST), will be streamed live worldwide on rugby-league.com to all members of ‘Our League’, a free…

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