Lebanese AGM posts record figures and is ready to reveal new Board

Following their recent AGM, the Lebanese Rugby League Federation has announced record, audited turnover of $618K AUD for the last financial year, which does not include their participation in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.  They also posted their first positive balance sheet in 16 years, and reported on improved domestic standards. The current board has stepped down, leaving future…

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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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Turkey accorded RLEF Affiliate Member status

The Turkish Rugby League Association has become the 21st member of the Rugby League European Federation. They have been upgraded from Observer status after increases in participation and instituting enhanced governance procedures. Their success off the field is also matched on it, with recent participation in the Balkan 9s, Emerging Nations World Championship – finishing seventh – and hosting the…

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One lucky Canadian fan to watch Wolverines play Americas Championship

A lucky fan will be accompanying Canada as they take their place at the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The University of North Florida, Jacksonville, will host two double-header rounds on 13th and 17th November 2018, and in the opening fixtures the Wolverines take on Jamaica, the winners facing…

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