Jamaica win World Cup place – USA 10 Jamaica 16

Jamaica made history with their first-ever win over USA, 16-10, bringing them the 2018 Americas Championship and automatic qualification for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England, the eleventh nation to book their place. The Reggae Warriors’ heroic, stoic, goal line defence – particularly in a scoreless second half – saw them become the inaugural Caribbean nation to make…

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World Cup qualifier squads – USA and Jamaica

USA and Jamaica have both named the 19-man squad for their showdown at Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville tomorrow (Saturday, kick off time 4pm local).  The outcome will decide the eleventh nation to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The hosts, USA are unchanged after defeating Chile 62-0, on Tuesday, and Hawks’ head coach…

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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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