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FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

With England seemingly possessing frightening strength in depth these days, you may have noticed a small note on something altogether rather different in this Monday’s League Express. Editor Martyn Sadler decided to prove the depth we have in our ranks

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European Qualifier to be Staged in Monza

European Qualifier to be Staged in Monza

The third round of the Pool A European qualifiers for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup will kick off in one of Italy’s great sporting cities, Monza, nine miles north-east of Milan in the Lombardy region. The Federazione Italiana Rugby

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Italy take on BARA

Italy take on BARA

    The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) will meet Italy on Saturday (28 May) at Hunslet Hawks’ South Leeds Stadium, writes Rob Wilkinson. The sides will contest the White Ribbon Trophy in a repeat of last year’s clash in

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Over  400 Children Introduced to The Game in Italy

Over 400 Children Introduced to The Game in Italy

Over 400 boys and girls between the ages of five and 16 played in a rugby league tournament in Este, introducing them to the fundamentals of the sport. The tournament worked with a number of schools in and around Padova

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Italy and Lebanon Revive Mediterranean Cup

Italy and Lebanon Revive Mediterranean Cup

After a ten-year hiatus, the Mediterranean Cup has been resurrected by the Italian and Lebanese rugby leagues. The teams will play in a one-off match on 11 June in Catania, Sicily, at the Centro Universitario Sportivo’s Cittadello dello Sport. In

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Rugby League Announces its Own Version of the Americas Cup

Rugby League Announces its Own Version of the Americas Cup

Following the success of their meetings in the Rugby League World Qualifiers last season – which saw Brian McDermott’s USA make the finals in 2017 – Canada, Jamaica and United States have unveiled a new tournament, ‘The Rugby League Americas

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Garry Schofield picks his England side for the Four Nations

Garry Schofield picks his England side for the Four Nations

In  last week’s League Express, controversial columnist Garry Schofield picked his current England team ahead of the end of season Four Nations. There’re some big calls made by the former Great Britain captain, but do you agree with them? Let

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Ireland Announced as 2016 RLEF Congress Host Nation

Ireland Announced as 2016 RLEF Congress Host Nation

The 2016 RLEF Congress will be held in Bray, outside Dublin, Ireland, between 28-30 October 2016, to coincide with Ireland’s home 2017 World Cup qualifier against Russia on 29 October in the town. RLEF chairman Maurice Watkins, CBE commented: “This

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Serbian U21s Victorious in Czech Republic

Serbian U21s Victorious in Czech Republic

Serbian rugby league’s future looks bright after their U21 national side confidently defeated the senior Czech team 32-4 away in Vrchlabi. Led by Partizan hooker Dario Abidinović’s  two try performance, the Serbians led 20-0 at the break, Relja Petrović and

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Belgium, Germany and Netherlands Announce Triangular Series Fixtures

Belgium, Germany and Netherlands Announce Triangular Series Fixtures

Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have announced the dates of their triangular series. Germany will host the Belgians in Dusseldorf on 6 August before travelling to Rotterdam a week later for the Griffin Cup, contested annually between the two neighbours.

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