A host of delegates will begin arriving in St Helens and Leeds today, in preparation for six days of seminars and practical work on match officiating and coaching. In all, 18 nations will be represented, as part of the RLEF
Sam Burgess will be unavailable for Wayne Bennett’s first game in charge of England. Burgess has been suspended for one match after being charged with tripping in South Sydney Rabbitohs’ NRL victory over Canterbury last week. He will miss the
Belgium will face the Netherlands this afternoon (Saturday 3 Sept), in Neder Over Hembeek, Brussels, hoping to win the Western Europe Tri-Nations after triumphing 26-12 away, in Germany, and narrowly beating the Dutch 8-6 in Rotterdam. “Hosting Netherlands is always
Wayne Bennett has so much talent to choose from, it’s a mystery to some why he would even look beyond England-born players for the upcoming Four Nations. But the ‘super coach’ has a big task on his hands as he
After a recent Swedish Rugby League Forening hosted, L1 coaching activity in Lund, southern Sweden, attended by Greek, Czech and RLEF personnel, Swedish rugby league educator, Ashley Brown said: “It is very pleasing to see Swedish rugby league growing and
Jérôme Guisset is expected to become the new head coach of France. The French Rugby League Federation had advertised for a new national team coach after recently-elected president Marc Palanques decided not to retain Warrington’s Richard Agar, who has been
Nordic Cup winners, Norway will travel to the Czech Republic later this month, for an international fixture to be held at the RLC Dragons’ Krupka Stadium on the 24th September. Kick-off time will be 4pm. The two countries last met
Serbia U21s will host two games against their Lebanese counterparts next month, as further build-up to their 2017 World Cup European Qualifiers. The matches will be played on 21 September at SC Inge, and four days later at Hero-Polet Jajinci.
England will gain another assistant coach under the stewardship of Wayne Bennett, with the Rugby Football League confirming it will be a full-time appointment. Bennett already has Denis Betts as a part-time assistant, with Paul Wellens remaining in the England
Canada’s Junior Wolverines came out on top 24-4 against Jamaica U17s, in a tough and physical international test match at the Barbican Football Field in Kingston. The historic encounter marked the first time both nations have fielded youth international teams.