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South Africans to play in Australia

South Africans to play in Australia

The South African Rugby League Rhinos are set to embark on a tour to Australia to play two international matches in Sydney and take part in development training with NRL sides Manly Sea Eagles, Canterbury Bulldogs and Penrith Panthers. It

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BARLA Youth to visit Spain

BARLA Youth to visit Spain

The growth of Rugby League in Spain will be further supported by a visit from BARLA Youth to Valencia later this month for two matches against Spanish youth national teams. The Spanish U23s will play the best from the British

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European World Cup qualifying details revealed

European World Cup qualifying details revealed

Wales are to be a seeded side in the main European Qualifying Tournament for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup when the draw is made on November 5th this year, exactly 12 months before the final berth is decided. The Tournament,

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Kearney extends contract with New Zealand

Kearney extends contract with New Zealand

Stephen Kearney will lead New Zealand into the next World Cup, after he extended his contract with the Kiwis by another two years. Kearney, who helped lead the nation to success in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, will remain

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Record number of nations playing internationals

Record number of nations playing internationals

A record number of at least 28 nations will be playing officially sanctioned international Rugby League in 2015, with the total set to rise reflecting increased global activity. By the end of the year, New Zealand – who face Australia

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NRL to aid Vanuatu recovery

NRL to aid Vanuatu recovery

The NRL, in partnership with UNICEF Australia, is calling on the Rugby League community to unite in support of the people affected by the aftermath of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. To kick off Rugby League’s support for the campaign, the

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Newcomers win latest Scandinavian 9s

Newcomers win latest Scandinavian 9s

Newcomers Stockholm Kungar, in their first official competition, were triumphant in the pre-season Scandinavian 9s, held in Kungsbacka, Kungar defeated defending champions Copenhagen Black Swans in their first game, played in light snow, and also went on to overcome Sodertalje

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Lebanon to face Malta in Sydney

Lebanon to face Malta in Sydney

Lebanon RL have just completed a series of high performance coaching clinics at the American University of Beirut and are staging the fixture as a ‘home match.’ The Cedars’ last game in Sydney was a hard-fought encounter against Fiji at

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Russia prepare for international season

Russia prepare for international season

Russia coach Igor Ovchinnikov has begun his preparations for the important 2015 international season. Currently lying second on points difference in European Championship B behind Serbia, and with a difficult away trip to Belgrade scheduled in the calendar, Ovchinnikov has

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RLIF appoints new chief executive

RLIF appoints new chief executive

The Rugby League International Federation have announced David Collier OBE as its new CEO. Collier, who has experience working on two world governing bodies in different sports in the past, will take up the role from April, being based permanently

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