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Sally Bolton Joins RLEF Board

Sally Bolton Joins RLEF Board

Sally Bolton Joins RLEF Board The Rugby League European Federation has appointed the 2013 Rugby League World Cup General Manager Sally Bolton to its Board of Directors, following a four-month recruitment process. Sally replaces Richard Graham, who joined in 2011

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French Federation To Sign Historic Agreement

French Federation To Sign Historic Agreement

The French Federation (FFRXIII) has announced that on 30 October it will sign a quadripartite agreement with UNSS (Union nationale du sport scolaire) – the federation governing all school and lycee sports, USEP (Union Sportive des Ecoles Primaires) – the

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Norway Claim Runners Up Spot in Nordic Cup

Norway Claim Runners Up Spot in Nordic Cup

  A hat trick by second rower Isaac Schmidt and a perfect five goals from Svein Åge Breimoen saw Norway defeat Sweden 30-20 in the final game of the 2015 Nordic Cup, in Bislett, Oslo. The visitors led 16-6 at

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Premier Sports to televise Leeds v New Zealand

Premier Sports to televise Leeds v New Zealand

Following unprecedented demand this week, Leeds Rhinos have confirmed that UK broadcaster Premier Sports will be showing the treble winners’ clash with World Champions New Zealand this Friday at Headingley Carnegie live with kick-off at 8pm. The game will attract a record attendance for

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Scotland and Ireland both make changes for Euro clash

Scotland and Ireland both make changes for Euro clash

Scotland and Ireland, who were both narrowly beaten in the opening round of games, have announced their squads for the European Championship clash at Netherdale, Galashiels tomorrow evening (kick off 7.30pm). Scotland have included three uncapped players, two of whom

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England on cusp of something special, says McNamara

England on cusp of something special, says McNamara

England head coach Steve McNamara insists his side are on the “cusp” of something special after several years of near misses ahead of this autumn’s international programme. England came desperately close to reaching the World Cup final two years ago

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New Zealand to hand out four debuts on Friday night

New Zealand to hand out four debuts on Friday night

New Zealand will blood four rookies against Super League champions Leeds in their warm-up match at Headingley on Friday night. Coach Stephen Kearney has named utility player Jordan Kahu at centre and Tuimoala Lolohea at scrum-half, with Kodi Nikorima and

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McNamara confident Tomkins will be fit for next week

McNamara confident Tomkins will be fit for next week

England head coach Steve McNamara has insisted he feels Sam Tomkins will be fit for next week’s series opener against New Zealand despite failing to be fit for this Saturday’s Test against France. Zak Hardaker will take the role of

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McCormack to stick with Bravehearts for Ireland clash

McCormack to stick with Bravehearts for Ireland clash

Scotland head coach Steve McCormack will stick with the group of players who slipped up against Wales last Friday, confident they will make amends this Friday night against Ireland at Galashiels. The disappointing performance at Wrexham and the 18-12 defeat

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DECISION TIME: The calls Steve McNamara has to make

DECISION TIME: The calls Steve McNamara has to make

With England’s international programme just a few days away, talk is already feverish about the selection dilemmas Steve McNamara has to make this year. Arguably McNamara’s most competitive and talented squad in years has been assembled for the one-off Test

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