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Pacific Championships alternative ahead of its time

As the International Rugby League (IRL) ponders whether to tweak the Pacific Championships in 2024, it’s interesting to note that another option focused on fostering rugby league’s growth in the Pacific Islands was first put to the international governing...

NRL supports UNICEF appeal in wake of Fiji devastation

Date: 29/2/2016

The NRL has donated $50,000 to the UNICEF appeal for Fiji after the worst storm ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, Cyclone Winston, tore through the region.

England vs Samoa

Samoa to Re-engage With England Over 2024 Tour

International Rugby League has facilitated a re-opening of discussions between Samoan and English officials about the Pacific nation touring England in 2024 to build on their rivalry from last year’s Rugby League World Cup. Rugby League Samoa officials agreed to...
Fiji Rugby League

Fiji Bati name squad to take on Samoa in Pacific International

Updated: 3/5/14

Fiji have named a strong squad to take on their Pacific rivals Samoa this Saturday.

Pacific Test

Australia, New Zealand, PNG to host 2023 Pacific Championships

Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will host matches in new Pacific Championships featuring men's and women's teams from seven nations at the end of the season. Kicking off with the Kangaroos hosting Toa Samoa and the Jillaroos playing...
Fiji Rugby League

Fiji name team for Samoa match – The Bati ready to battle on

By Kirsty Saynor, Date: 16/11/13

Fiji head coach Rick Stone has named his 19 man squad to play Samoa at Halliwell Jones Stadium on Sunday (15:00).

Fiji Bati

Rugby League receives landmark support in Pacific

Date: 18/1/19

Rugby League in the Pacific received a significant boost today, with the Australian Government announcing support for NRL pre-season trial matches to be played in the Pacific over three years starting in 2020.

Fiji Bati

Fiji joining NSWRL will boost Bati: poll

By Brian Lowe,

There is absolutely no question about what Rugby League Planet readers think about a Fiji team entering the New South Wales rugby league judging by the results of our latest survey on Twitter.

Fiji Bati

New Zealand vs Fiji RLWC2021 quarter-finals preview and line-up

New Zealand will have revenge on their minds from five years ago when they tussle with Fiji in the World Cup quarter-finals in Hull.In 2017 the two countries met at the same stage with the Bati edging the Kiwis...
Kaiviti Silktails

Melanesian Bowl Match Back on The Pacific Rugby League Calendar

The Kaiviti Silktails from NSWRL’s Leagues Clubs Australia Ron Massey Cup will face the PNG Hunters from the QRL’s Hostplus Cup in Fiji next week (Saturday 4 March) in a match to honour both cultures – the Melanesian Bowl. It’s...