Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Callum Walker looks at the history of Rugby League in Wales and asks whether it can ultimately succeed. Rugby League has a long if sporadic history in Wales. In 1907, the Welsh Northern Union was formed in Wrexham, but the

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Ireland end on a high with Wales win

Ireland end on a high with Wales win

Ireland concluded their Rugby League World Cup 2017 journey with a sharp 34-6 win over Wales at Perth Rectangular Stadium on Sunday. Wales were restricted to just one try for the third consecutive game as the Irish ran away with their

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Kear reflects on Welsh defeat

Kear reflects on Welsh defeat

Wales head coach John Kear is looking for improvements after his side’s 50-6 defeat to Papua New Guinea in their opening match of Rugby League World Cup 2017. After trailing 26-0 at the interval in humid conditions, Wales conceded a

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Germans Rate their 2017 a Year of Success

Germans Rate their 2017 a Year of Success

STOP PRESS: Importantly for maintaining the game’s progress in Germany, German TV channel, Pro Sieben MAXX, has just announced it will be showing the complete 2017 Rugby League World Cup, free-to-air in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. YEAR REPORT: Dramatic victory

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Wales and Germany name Test Squads for Cardiff

Wales and Germany name Test Squads for Cardiff

Wales Dragonhearts – made up of players from their domestic competition – and Germany have named their squads for the international this Saturday at Glamorgan Wanderers, Cardiff (kick-off 3pm).  The sides met in Germany last year, with the Welsh getting

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Welsh confirm line-up for German clash

Welsh confirm line-up for German clash

WALES Dragonhearts have named their 19-man squad to take on Germany this Saturday at Glamorgan Wanderers in Cardiff (kick-off 3pm) writes Ian Golden. The process for selection has been going on since the end of July when a Probables side

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Wales name World Cup squad

Wales name World Cup squad

Wales head coach John Kear has named his final 24-man squad for this Autumn’s Rugby League World Cup. Of the 17 players who featured in Wales’ victory over Italy last October to secure World Cup qualification, 14 have been included

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Level 2 Match Officials Course in Wales

Level 2 Match Officials Course in Wales

Match officials from Germany, England, Ireland and Wales have taken part in the latest RLEF Level 2 match officials course in Cardiff, part of the EU-backed Training and Education Portal project. RLEF tutor Danny McNeice led the activity, which was

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RLEF Board Discusses Strategic Calendar

RLEF Board Discusses Strategic Calendar

At a recent meeting in its new offices near London Bridge, the RLEF Board discussed the instigation of a wider European calendar, to include evolving the three-tier European Championship and expanding the age group competition. “We made clear progress on

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Rhinos-backed Coaching Course in Cardiff includes 4 countries

Rhinos-backed Coaching Course in Cardiff includes 4 countries

Sixteen experienced coaches from England, Ireland, Germany and Wales met in Cardiff to participate in an RLEF Level 2 coaches course, held at the Sport Wales headquarters. Leeds Rhinos’ foundation coaches, Leon Crick and Chev Walker attended as project partners.

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