Friday, June 14, 2024
Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Rugby League Federation is aiming to achieve IRL Full Membership by 2025 and develop a professional competition in the near future after being awarded Affiliate Membership at last week’s IRL Board meeting in Singapore. Kenya is the fastest developing...
Nigeria Win 2022 MEA Championship

Nigeria retain Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship while Kenya take third place

Nigeria’s rugby league players helped celebrate the nation’s independence day by becoming the first side to retain the MEA Championship, defeating hosts Ghana 30-4 in the final, held at a rainy University of Ghana playing fields in Legon, Accra. Led...

Benefits being felt from African rugby league courses

With the delegates having returned to their nations following a recent, intensive four day match officials and coaching courses in Nairobi, the feedback has been highly encouraging. A total of 19 coaches and 14 Match Officials from seven nations...
Kenya Coaching 2022

Kenya Rugby League to host coaching and match official courses

Representatives of eight nations – Kenya, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, DR Congo and Burundi – will convene in Nairobi between 1-6 April for the delivery of coaching and match official courses. The event, funded by the Rugby League...
2022 Rugby League Middle East Africa Championship

Ghana Rugby League to host 2022 Middle East Africa Championship

Following a comprehensive bidding process, Ghana has been chosen to host the 2022 Middle East Africa Championship, which will run from 27 September to 2 October. Four nations will take part - Morocco, Nigeria and Cameroon joining the hosts...
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...
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 –...
Cameroon v FFR

Cameroon fixtures to feature as part of France-African Summit in Montpellier

As part of the 28th annual France-Africa Summit in October 2021, Cameroon men’s and women’s rugby league teams will travel to Montpellier with a key theme of the congress being sporting diplomacy - together with the university sector and...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

African nations welcome NRL coverage

For the first time, matches from the Australian men’s National Rugby League (NRL) are being broadcast in Africa, as part of a deal agreed by The Walt Disney Company Africa and shown on its ESPN channels. The 2021 competition is...
Cameroon Rugby League

Cameroon Rugby League XIII link up with NRL agent

Australian NRL-accredited player agent Michael Redpath, founder and director of the Strive Player Agency - which represents a number of young, emerging players in the southern hemisphere - has linked up with Cameroon Rugby League Association XIII in the...