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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Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Holders Scotland were downed in the defence of their European Championship title as Wales registered their first triumph since 2010, winning 18-12 in Wrexham. “I’m absolutely delighted,” said Wales coach John Kear. “In the first half we played a controlled,

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Scotland select young team to defend Euro Championship crown

Scotland select young team to defend Euro Championship crown

Scotland begin the defence of their European Championship crown in Wrexham tomorrow night, with head coach Steve McCormack looking to youth as the Bravehearts aim to keep hold of the first silverware they’ve won. “We’ve had a good couple of

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Scotland to open Euro Championship defence against Wales at Wrexham

Scotland to open Euro Championship defence against Wales at Wrexham

The full schedule of matches for the European Championship Rounds 1, 2, and 3, to be played in October / November 2015 was published on Sunday morning. SCOTLAND will open their defence of the title when they face Wales in

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Rugby League mourns Danny Jones

Rugby League mourns Danny Jones

A fundraising campaign set up in memory of Danny Jones, the Keighley Cougars stand-off half, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday shortly after leaving the pitch at the New River Stadium, as the Cougars faced their League One rivals

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Four Nations exciting, but don’t forget the European Cup

Four Nations exciting, but don’t forget the European Cup

After a near 12-month sabbatical, all eyes will be on international Rugby League in this country again this weekend, as England aim to create a little piece of history by dumping Australia out of the Four Nations. Should Steve McNamara’s

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TotalRL TV: Gareth Thomas on switching codes

TotalRL TV: Gareth Thomas on switching codes

TotalRL TV caught up with Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas to talk about about crossing codes and the challenge facing Sam Burgess. We spoke to Thomas, who spent two seasons in Super League and gained four caps for Wales, about

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French too strong for Wales in European Championship

Wales gave a good impression of themselves in Albi today against a strong French side and the inexperienced Welsh will go away with a lot of credit and plenty of memorable moments, despite a 42-22 defeat which sees them unable

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European Championship Preview: Week Two

European Championship Preview: Week Two

After a pulsating opening weekend of action in the European Championship, the action continues at pace this weekend with the second round of fixtures – with two intriguing matches in store for Rugby League fans. Whilst most of the media

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