Monday, April 15, 2024
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...
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...
Rugby League World Cup

New Zealand just get over Fiji in the game of the tournament

New Zealand will meet Australia in the World Cup semi-finals after surviving an almighty scare against Fiji in Hull.The Bati pushed the Kiwis all the way in arguably the match of the tournament before ultimately being edged 24-18 in...
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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...
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2021 Rugby League World Cup Men’s quarter-final line up confirmed

Photo Credit Getty Images An intriguing men’s quarter-final line up is in the offing at Rugby League World Cup 2021 following the completion of the group stages, which has seen some fantastic matches take place across the country. Shaun Wane’s England,...
2021 Rugby League World Cup

Wane names 22-man squad for World Cup warm-up against Fiji

England Head Coach Shaun Wane has named a 22-player squad for Friday night’s match against Fiji at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford – both teams’ last hit-out before the start of the Rugby League World Cup next weekend. The...
Pacific Test

Fans Okay with Mid-Season Games in Aus: Poll

A series of mid-season internationals involving teams from a host of different countries have been played in Australia, rather than in those home nations, and according to a survey by Rugby League Planet, most fans are okay with that. In...
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June 2022 Rugby League Internationals locked in

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) has confirmed the return of the international game, with a Representative Round in June that will feature Ampol State of Origin and a Pacific Test double header. The NZRL has also confirmed a New...
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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 –...