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RLIF Congress Supports Conditional Hosting of RLWC2025 to USA & Canada

RLIF Congress Supports Conditional Hosting of RLWC2025 to USA & Canada

Following a recommendation from the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) Board to conditionally award the 2025 Rugby League World Cup to North America, the RLIF Congress endorsed the recommendation at its annual general meeting, held in Liverpool on Friday. RLIF

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Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Favourites Italy make two changes for the match that will determine the 14th and final qualifier for the 2017 World Cup, against Russia at the Leigh Sports Village tomorrow night (Friday – kick off 8pm) The Azzurri have already arrived

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Spain relish positive World Cup experience

Spain relish positive World Cup experience

Spain‘s international Rugby League coach Darren Fisher claims to have had positive feedback after the nation’s debut in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers. Three years in to their development, his side performed highly creditably in Russia and at home to

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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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Italy Name 3 Home-Based Players in Cosmopolitan Qualifiers Squad

Italy Name 3 Home-Based Players in Cosmopolitan Qualifiers Squad

Hull Kingston Rovers pair, playmaker Terry Campese and goal kicker Josh Mantellato, head the names in the Italy squad for their pool A games against Serbia and Wales in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European qualifiers, that begin next

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World Cup Qualifier to Feature Live on TV

World Cup Qualifier to Feature Live on TV

Wales’ first 2017 World Cup European Pool A qualifying match against Serbia, at Parc Stebonheath Llanelli, on Saturday 15 October, is to be shown live on S4C. It is the first time that the Welsh language broadcaster has shown live

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Spain Name 40-Man Train-On Squad for European Pool B, World Cup Qualifiers

Spain Name 40-Man Train-On Squad for European Pool B, World Cup Qualifiers

Spain has named a 40-man squad in preparation for October matches against Russia and Spain, in the 2017 World Cup, European Pool B Qualifiers.  With the sport having been formally played in the country for only three years, Coach Darren

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Serbs Name 3 NRL Stars in RLWC2017 Train-On Squad

Serbs Name 3 NRL Stars in RLWC2017 Train-On Squad

Brothers Jake and Tom Trbojevic and Brisbane Broncos rising star Tom Opacic have been included in Serbia’s initial train-on squad for matches next month against Wales and Italy, in Pool A of the European Qualifiers. The Serbians, who have never

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Russia Names 29-Man Squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Russia Names 29-Man Squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Russia have named a 29-man squad for their 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Pool B Qualifiers against Ireland and Spain in October. Around half are debutants but five of them featured in the Qualifier for the 2008 World Cup against

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New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

The organising committee of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup has announced that Andrew Hill has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer, following the departure from the role last month of Michael Brown. “We are delighted Andrew has accepted the

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