Parliament congratulates Wales on World Cup qualification

Parliament congratulates Wales on World Cup qualification

An Early Day Motion has been tabled in the House of Commons congratulating the Wales Rugby League squad on qualifying for next year’s Rugby League World Cup. Wales secured their place in the tournament after beating Italy 20-14 in a

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RLIF chief congratulates Italy

RLIF chief congratulates Italy

Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) Chief Executive David Collier has congratulated Italy on winning the final qualification place for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. The Italians qualified by defeating Russia 76-0  in the play-off match in Leigh last Friday night, and Collier extended his

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World Cup Qualifiers, Pool A – Italy 14 Wales 20

World Cup Qualifiers, Pool A – Italy 14 Wales 20

“It’s really pleasing,” said victorious Wales coach, John Kear, after his side qualified for the 2017 World Cup by beating Italy 20-14, in a tense thriller at the Stadio Brianteo in Monza. “If you’re going to achieve things it’s going

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World Cup Qualifiers, Pool A – Italy v Wales preview

World Cup Qualifiers, Pool A – Italy v Wales preview

The Azzurri, fresh from a comprehensive 62-14 win in Serbia, have picked the same 19 to meet Wales at the Stadio Brianteo in Monza tomorrow (Saturday), to decide the Pool A automatic qualifiers for the 2017 World Cup. With the

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Jamaica hold Wales to thrilling draw

Jamaica hold Wales to thrilling draw

A late, hat-trick try from winger Aaron Jones-Bishop, from a terrific offload by skipper Wayne Reittie, saw Jamaica pull off a sensational draw with Wales in front of almost 1,400 vociferous fans in Wakefield last night. The Reggae Warriors, who

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Wales overcome Serbia in World Cup Qualifier

Wales overcome Serbia in World Cup Qualifier

Wales blitzed Serbia with nine tries this afternoon at Stebonheath Park in Llanelli, defeating their East European opponents 50-0 in a result that means that their clash with Italy in Monza in two weeks’ time will probably decide which country

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Wales Confident for World Cup Qualifiers

Wales Confident for World Cup Qualifiers

Wales are already in camp in preparation for their 2017 Ruby League World Cup Pool A qualifiers against Italy and Serbia, and international with Jamaica at Wakefield. Their 22-man squad sees the return of Super League stars Gil Dudson and

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Wales Look to Home-Grown Crop for Inspiration

Wales Look to Home-Grown Crop for Inspiration

Idris Evans, Wales Rugby League’s national Development Manager, hopes that players in their senior squad who have come through the domestic leagues and are about to face Italy and Serbia in Pool A of the World Cup, the European Qualifiers,

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Kear names Wales squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Kear names Wales squad for World Cup Qualifiers

John Kear has named his 29-man train-on squad for Wales’ 2017 Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers this autumn. Salford forward Craig Kopczak captains the side, with teammate Phil Joseph being named vice-captain. Fellow Super League stars Gil Dudson, Rhys Evans,

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Broken leg overshadows Wales win

Broken leg overshadows Wales win

A BROKEN leg suffered by Matty Barron overshadowed a comfortable victory for Wales against a spirited Keighley side. The game – the latest to raise funds for Danny Jones’ wife Lizzie and young twins Bobby and Phoebe – was marred by

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