Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Raquel Horz

Record sponsorship for Brasil Rugby League

Brasil famous for its steak, now also its Stake An unprecedented sponsorship for unprecedented times. Brasil Rugby League has welcomed global gaming entity Stake.com as a major sponsor in preparation for both the Women’s World Cup and Men’s South American...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are based only on the results of...
Caio Ozzioli Brazil

São Paulo Raiders win tight final against defending champs

Eight years after he tried to help start the first senior rugby league team in Brasil, prop Caio Ozzioli finally scored himself a premiership as São Paulo Raiders beat reigning champs Urutau 21-16 in the 2021 men’s grand final. Now...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in 2021 –...
Brazil Rugby League Carnival

Brasil & Philippines announce squads for Sunday’s International Rugby League match

Brasil has named 20-year-old Cabramatta talent Dylan Braga Nunes as co-captain ahead of Sunday’s international rugby league match against the Philippines at Kensington Oval, Sydney. Braga Nunes, whose mother is from Recife and whose father is from Belo Horizonte –...
Brazil 2021 Women Rugby League Championship

Brazil announces extended Women’s 2021 World Cup squad

Brazil Rugby League head coach Paul Grundy has announced the following extended World Cup squad to undergo further high-performance camps in the lead-up to Rugby League World Cup 2021. Points of interest include: - Larissa Lima of the Point Chevalier Pirates (New...
Melina team celebration

Dias seizes the day in Brasil Grand Final

Lightning 20-year-old Ana Júia Dias did wonders for her chances of Rugby League World Cup selection, scoring three tries as Melina defeated Vitória 50-4 in the grand final of Brasil’s women’s competition on Saturday. The last team to nominate for...
Brasil hummel

Amazonas to wear Hummel at Rugby League World Cup

Brasil Rugby League has secured a deal with one of the oldest and most prestigious names in sports apparel, joining forces with Hummel for the coming Rugby League World Cup. Brasil’s history-making female team – the Amazonas – will proudly...
Philippines 2021

Two of world’s biggest league nations break COVID freeze

Two of the world’s most populous nations – representing almost 320 million people – will return to international rugby league with the staging of the Magellan Trophy. Brasil (population 211 million) and the Philippines (pop. 108million) have confirmed they will...
Brazil Camp Dec 2021

BRASIL’S AMAZONAS MOVE MOUNTAINS TO ESCAPE COVID THREAT

Brasil Rugby League will take an extraordinary step in efforts to ramp up preparation for Rugby League World Cup 2021, rapidly organising a 9-day expenses-paid secure bubble to stave off disruptions to their calendar. After successfully hosting COVID-free events in...