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Parliament congratulates Wales on World Cup qualification

Parliament congratulates Wales on World Cup qualification

An Early Day Motion has been tabled in the House of Commons congratulating the Wales Rugby League squad on qualifying for next year’s Rugby League World Cup. Wales secured their place in the tournament after beating Italy 20-14 in a

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Brough hoping weather does Scotland a favour

Brough hoping weather does Scotland a favour

Scotland captain Danny Brough is hopeful that the weather will aid their chances of causing a major upset in Workington on Friday night. The Bravehearts round off their Four Nations campaign against New Zealand, looking to become the first ‘fourth

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Budapest Hosts Match Officials Training

Budapest Hosts Match Officials Training

Match officials from five nations – Malta, Norway, England, Serbia and Hungary – were represented at the latest Training and Education Portal project held in Budapest. “It was excellent to observe match official education given by experienced Serbian referee, Rale

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England are better with Gareth Widdop, says St George team-mate

England are better with Gareth Widdop, says St George team-mate

Scotland and St George star Euan Aitken believes that England will be a much better side if they pick his Dragons team-mate Gareth Widdop for Sunday’s must-win game against Australia. Widdop was left out for the win over Scotland, with

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RLIF chief congratulates Italy

RLIF chief congratulates Italy

Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) Chief Executive David Collier has congratulated Italy on winning the final qualification place for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. The Italians qualified by defeating Russia 76-0  in the play-off match in Leigh last Friday night, and Collier extended his

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Do England have self-belief to beat Australia? “I don’t know,” says Bennett

Do England have self-belief to beat Australia? “I don’t know,” says Bennett

England coach Wayne Bennett has admitted he doesn’t know if his side possess the self-belief to beat Australia this Sunday and potentially secure a place in the Four Nations final. England have not beaten the Kangaroos and reigning world champions

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IN FULL: Wayne Bennett’s “press conference of his career”

IN FULL: Wayne Bennett’s “press conference of his career”

This week, Wayne Bennett gave a press conference in London which was described by one Australian journalist as the “press conference of his career”. TotalRL was in the room for it – and here, in full, is what Bennett had

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Scotland make two changes for Kiwi clash

Scotland make two changes for Kiwi clash

Scotland coach Steve McCormack has made two changes to his 19-man squad for the Ladbrokes Four Nations clash with New Zealand on Friday night. In come halfback Ryan Brierley and forward Billy McConnachie, who both made their Test debuts in

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Scots return to “second home”

Scots return to “second home”

Scotland Rugby League will return to the Zebra Claims Stadium on Friday night, a place head coach Steve McCormack dubs their ‘second home’. The Bravehearts have appeared at Workington Town’s home ground three times in recent years, helping grow the presence

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Hicks to take charge of England’s game with Australia

Hicks to take charge of England’s game with Australia

English referee Robert Hicks will be the man in the middle for England’s must-win match against Australia on Sunday. The decision was made by a three-person panel consisting of RFL Head of Match Officials, Steve Ganson, the NRL’s General Manager

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