Rimmer happy with RLIF decisions

The Rugby Football League has welcomed the outcomes of this week’s International Federation meeting, which involve England playing a home series against Australia in 2020, and a Great Britain tour to the southern hemisphere next autumn. After a four-day Congress in York, the Federation has approved in principle an eight-year rolling calendar from 2019. “The next three years are vitally…

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Wales and Ireland 19-man squads for European Championship

Respective head coaches John Kear and Stuart Littler have named their squads for the 2021 World Cup qualifying showdown between Wales and Ireland in Wrexham tomorrow, (Sunday, kick off 3pm); the final game of the 2018 European Championship. Ireland, thanks to their superior point’s difference, need a point to achieve automatic qualification, whilst the defending European Champions, Wales have to…

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France and Scotland 19-man European Championship squads

France head coach Aurélien Cologni has named his 19-man squad for the match with Scotland in Carcassonne tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 6pm CET) which, if his men remain unbeaten, will see them lift the European Championship for the first time in 13 years. Going in as favourites against the yet to be victorious Scots, the French qualified for the 2021…

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“It’s what you dream of as a kid; to get that first cap.” – Greenwood

Joe Greenwood still hasn’t digested the fact he’s making his debut for England on Sunday in the final Test against the Kiwis at Elland Road. With George Burgess banned for four matches for an eye gouge on New Zealand’s captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, Joe Greenwood has been called into action by Wayne Bennett and Greenwood is ready to seize his chance.…

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