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Australia appoints World Cup chief

Australia appoints World Cup chief

One of Australia’s leading sporting administrators, Michael Brown, has been appointed CEO of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. His job will be to help plan and deliver a successful World Cup, which will be hosted jointly by Australia and

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Russia to meet Ukraine in Belgrade

Russia to meet Ukraine in Belgrade

The Rugby League European Championship B fixture between Ukraine and Russia will go-ahead, despite the ongoing political situation between the two countries. The clash, between the teams in second and fourth place in the competition, and with 2017 Rugby League

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Lionhearts return from successful Greek tour

Lionhearts return from successful Greek tour

The England Lionhearts from the Midlands region have returned from a successful two-match tour of Greece, where they faced two club sides. In the first match, four tries from winger Matt Dudley were the highlight as A.E.K. were beaten 64-14 in

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Choosing the Magnificent Seven

Choosing the Magnificent Seven

MALCOLM ANDREWS reveals the details of a competition to find the best scrum-halves to have played the game in Australia THE TIMING of the announcement that Manly’s Daly Cherry-Evans would perform a back-flip over his contract and become the highest-paid

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Italian Rugby League expands into Sicily

Italian Rugby League expands into Sicily

Rugby League has formally expanded into the south of Italy with the launch of the Southern Zone Committee, in accordance with Federazione Italiana Rugby League regulations. Three Sicilian clubs, Belpasso Rectores, Palermo XIII and Nissaa RL, have applied for membership

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RLEF approves new German governing body

RLEF approves new German governing body

A new governing body for Rugby League in Germany, Nationaler Rugby League Deutschland, has been approved by the Rugby League European Federation following the dissolution of the original board, which lost is Affiliate Member status in September 2014 for breaches

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Keinhorst to play for Germany v Spain this weekend

Keinhorst to play for Germany v Spain this weekend

Germany will play Spain for the first time on Saturday in a match that will welcome the arrival of a new national governing body and see Super League representation in the shape of Leeds star Jimmy Keinhorst. Nationaler Rugby League

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Five things you didn’t know about Brian Smith

Five things you didn’t know about Brian Smith

When Wakefield appointed Brian Smith as their new head coach, a lot of eyebrows went north. The Australian is one of the most well respected coaches in the game after spells at NRL clubs such as the Parramatta Ells, Newcastle

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USA national team announce rebranding to Hawks

USA national team announce rebranding to Hawks

The international rugby league scene in the United States looks different from today with the announcement that the national team will now be known as the Hawks. The major rebrand comes on the back of the US Association of Rugby

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Mokdad released from Jail in UAE

Mokdad released from Jail in UAE

Sol Mokdad, who was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for organising a Rugby League competition that gave rise to complaints from the United Arab Emirates Rugby (Union) Federation that he had acted without government approval, has now been released from prison

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