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Rugby League World Cup

Slim Pickings for Americas teams after World Cup postponed

The rest of this year is looking more and more like being slim pickings for teams in the Americas following the decision by the International Rugby League (IRL) to postpone the 2025 Rugby League World Cup. The United States, Canada,...
Brazil 2021 Women Rugby League Championship

Professional club to compete in Brazilian rugby league

Rugby League will welcome participation from a professional team in Latin America for the first time, with news that Melina will contest the Brazilian women’s national championships in São Lourenço this weekend. Founded by French migrants Michel and Alain Leplus,...
Womens 2021 RLWC

Australia and England set themselves apart in 2nd round of Women’s RLWC

Australia and England have sounded an ominous warning to everyone else in the women’s division of #RLWC2021. After the first two rounds, both the Jillaroos and the English have stamped their authority on the competition in no uncertain terms with...
Matt Gardner with fellow forward Juan David Espinal

Ex Super League player to captain Latin American side

Date: 20/9/18

The official squad for Latin America's participation at the 2018 Emerging Nations Rugby League World Championship in western Sydney has been confirmed.

USA vs Jamaica

Americas Championship should be expanded: poll

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie In the lead up to Christmas, RugbyLeaguePlanet ran a poll on Twitter to gauge our readers’ thoughts on whether or not the rugby league Americas Championship should be expanded, and the results were fairly one-sided. Most of...
Rugby League World Cup

RLWC2026 Women’s Qualifying Process

International Rugby League has announced details of the qualifying process and guiding principles for determining women’s berths at the 2026 Rugby League World Cup. The IRL Women’s World Cup 2026, which will be played alongside the men’s and wheelchair tournaments...

‘The Love God’ to represent Brasil in Rugby League in Sydney

WHAT started as a throwaway comment on Queensland’s rural Darling Downs has started to spread around the world.

Womens 2021 RLWC

Women’s finals set at Rugby League World Cup 2021

The women’s finals are all set at #RLWC2021 following the conclusion of the preliminary rounds. It wasn’t until the final game of Round 3 in York that the most competitive contest of the tournament was played out between traditional rivals...
Margrith Brazil

Fans pay in dog food for entry to showpiece game

Photo Credit: Fadi Hijazi Supporters aiming to catch a glimpse of the surprise packets of this year’s Rugby League World Cup will be able to do so for a couple of tins of pet food. Two clubs with proximity to the...
Brazil Rugby League

Rugby League in Brazil making a splash in 2019

Rugby League might be new to Brazil but there is no denying that the code is starting to make a splash in a country where football rules.