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Seven Wigan youngsters named in England’s Academy tour of Australia

Seven Wigan youngsters named in England’s Academy tour of Australia

England Academy coach Andy Kelly has today confirmed his squad of 24 players that will travel to Australia, with seven Wigan Warriors players included. Nine clubs are represented in total for the tour, which will see the England squad take

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Wayne Bennett heading to England this month

Wayne Bennett heading to England this month

New England coach Wayne Bennett will head to the country later this month to begin his preparations for his first programme in charge of the national side later this year. The RFL have confirmed that Bennett will travel halfway around the

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BARA triumphant against lively Italy

BARA triumphant against lively Italy

      The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) team, coached by Rugby League legend Garry Schofield, gained revenge for last year’s defeat in Rome with a 30-24 win over Italy in the sunshine at the South Leeds Stadium, writes

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World Cup European Qualifiers will Begin in Moscow

World Cup European Qualifiers will Begin in Moscow

Russia and Spain will raise the curtain on the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European qualifiers with the Russian Rugby League’s (ARLK) confirmation that Moscow city ground, Fili will be the venue for their opening Pool B match against Spain.

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LRLF Announces First Women’s Game in Middel East

LRLF Announces First Women’s Game in Middel East

The first official women’s rugby league match in the Middle East will take place in Jounieh on the fifth of June, when Jounieh RLFC Hummingbirds play AUB Women in an historic match, at the Fouad Chehab Stadium. Jounieh – coach

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FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

With England seemingly possessing frightening strength in depth these days, you may have noticed a small note on something altogether rather different in this Monday’s League Express. Editor Martyn Sadler decided to prove the depth we have in our ranks

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European Qualifier to be Staged in Monza

European Qualifier to be Staged in Monza

The third round of the Pool A European qualifiers for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup will kick off in one of Italy’s great sporting cities, Monza, nine miles north-east of Milan in the Lombardy region. The Federazione Italiana Rugby

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Italy take on BARA

Italy take on BARA

    The British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) will meet Italy on Saturday (28 May) at Hunslet Hawks’ South Leeds Stadium, writes Rob Wilkinson. The sides will contest the White Ribbon Trophy in a repeat of last year’s clash in

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Over  400 Children Introduced to The Game in Italy

Over 400 Children Introduced to The Game in Italy

Over 400 boys and girls between the ages of five and 16 played in a rugby league tournament in Este, introducing them to the fundamentals of the sport. The tournament worked with a number of schools in and around Padova

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Italy and Lebanon Revive Mediterranean Cup

Italy and Lebanon Revive Mediterranean Cup

After a ten-year hiatus, the Mediterranean Cup has been resurrected by the Italian and Lebanese rugby leagues. The teams will play in a one-off match on 11 June in Catania, Sicily, at the Centro Universitario Sportivo’s Cittadello dello Sport. In

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