Talking Rugby League: Who would have imagined the French Prime Minister announcing a World Cup?

What an interesting week it’s been for Rugby League! Who would ever have imagined that we would see the Prime Minister of France leading a…

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The Garry Schofield Column: Is the World Cup in France four years too early?

GARRY SCHOFIELD wonders whether France has the resources to stage the 2025 World Cup Vive la France! At least that’s what some will be saying…

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Leeds Rhinos’ Keara Bennett grateful for World Cup chance with England

Leeds Rhinos’ Keara Bennett will be one of the few people relieved that the World Cup was actually postponed for a year. The hooker, who…

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Brexit restrictions could hamper French development says leading agent

The feelgood factor for French Rugby League is in danger of fizzling out if restrictions on player movement aren’t lifted, according to a leading players’…

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Wayne Bennett inspired by French World Cup coup and considering coaching role

Wayne Bennett has hailed the World Cup returning to France in 2025 as a masterstroke for the sport and its future, while saying he has…

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ERL welcomes awarding of 2025 World Cup to France

Interim chair of the European Rugby League (ERL) board, Graeme Thompson, has  warmly welcomed the awarding of the 2025 Rugby League World Cup to France….

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Rugby League Heroes: Garry Schofield

A try scoring machine in the ‘eighties and a playmaking supremo of the ‘nineties, Garry Schofield is one of a tiny number of British backs…

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England Women name performance squad as World Cup preparation continues

England Women head coach Craig Richards has selected a 31-player performance squad as preparations continue for this year’s Rugby League World Cup. Keara Bennett is…

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Former Hull KR and Castleford Tigers favourite granted testimonial by RFL

Keighley Cougars centre Jake Webster has been granted a 12-month testimonial by the RFL. The 38-year-old has been acknowledged for this contribution to the game…

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Everything you need to know about the 2025 Rugby League World Cup in France

France will host the Rugby League World Cup for the third time when the tournament returns to its origins in 2025. Here’s everything you need…

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